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Comment: REQ-12440

Technical requirements 

System

Overview

You need to be a Jira Administrator to install R4J – Requirements Management for Jira and manage plugins. Make sure you have the latest version of the Universal Plugin Manager (UPM) installed.

After successful installation of R4J using one of the methods described below, you can begin exploring the plugin by activating a project - see Activate Projects. If you want to use Microsoft Excel to export and import requirements with R4J, please follow the instructions in R4J MS Excel Plugin.

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Technical requirements

The system requirements and recommendations to install the R4J – Requirements Management for Jira plugin are the same as the Jira installation requirementsthose for your version of Jira.

Info

Minimum The minimum supported Jira version is 8.5 for the latest releases (8 since R4J v4version 4.68.0). Refer Please refer to the compatibility list in the version history at the Atlassian Marketplace Version History. It is also important to note . Note that Jira 7 is only supported till up to R4J v44.5.0 as separate a manual download.

You need to be

Installation via UPM

  • As a Jira Administrator

in order to manage plugins. Ensure that you have the latest version of the Universal Plugin Manager installed and follow the steps below to proceed with installation.
  • , navigate to Administration > Manage apps > Find new apps.

  • Enter “R4J” as search criteria.

  • Select either “Buy Now” or “Free Trial” and confirm the app installation.

Installation via Manual Download

  • Download the installation file of the latest version of R4J from the version history at the Atlassian Marketplace.

  • As a Jira Administrator, navigate to

the Add-on/Apps
  • Administration > Manage

add-ons/Upload add-on/
  • apps > Manage apps.

Click on the link
  • Select Upload app.

  • In upload app dialog, browse for the

R4J
  • installation file previously downloaded

and 
  • and select Upload.

After successful installation of R4J, you can begin exploring the plugin by activating a project.

If you want to use Microsoft Excel to export and import requirements with Jira & R4J, please follow the instructions in /wiki/spaces/REQ4JCLOUD/pages/700514635.

The plugin provides you a project creation template Requirements Management with a few simple issue types and a basic workflow

Project Creation Template

The plugin installs the Requirements Management project template with the workflow shown to the right using the following issue types:

  • Customer Requirement

  • Functional Requirement

  • Non-Functional Requirement

  • Improvement

  • New Feature

  • Test Case

Info

You are free to use

this

these issue types and workflow or modify them to suit your organization. They are not mandatory

to use

for R4J.