In order to successfully synchronize TFS / Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) check-ins to Jira a number of components has to cooperate. Communication between all these components is explained on this page.

The diagrams below contains following elements:

Check-ins synchronization for Jira Standalone

When synchronizing check-ins for Jira Standalone, TFS4JIRA plugin communicates directly to Synchronizer application. 

Check-ins synchronization for Jira Cloud

In case of Jira Cloud, there is an additional component between Jira plugin and TFS4JIRA Synchronizer. This component is called TFS4JIRA Web Application and it serves as a proxy server.

This document is part of tutorial on configuring TFS / Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) check-ins synchronization.

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