Enable Deployments

The Deployments feature gives you greater visibility of deployments by tracking and displaying Git pipelines against the Jira issues over a time scale. You can visualize the progress of a work-item as it moves through your deployment pipeline.

Enable Deployments for your next-gen software project

Only project admins can enable and disable features on a project.

  1. Navigate to your next-gen software project.

  2. Go to Project Settings Features.

  3. Enable the Deployments feature.

A new menu item, Deployments, will be added to the project menu.

Integrate your deployment pipelines with Jira

To use the Deployments feature, you’ll need to integrate Jira Software with your Git Pipelines. Learn how to integrate Jira and Pipelines.

The Deployments screen will display a list of issues and deployments information with options to filter by the environments.

To display deployment information in your project, include issue keys in your branch names, commit messages, and pull requests. Learn how to reference issues in your development work.

Read more about the features available when integrating Jira Software with your development tools.

Understand your deployments view

The deployments view comes with the following filters and settings:

deployments view filters
  • Search: In this text filter, specify the keywords to display issues of your interest and their associated deployment pipelines.

  • Environment: Using this filter, laser focus the deployments view on a development instance by selecting an environment from the dropdown.

  • Deployments settings: Hide and show the deployments view options such as Environment types and Icons.

Configure your deployments view

To configure the deployments view, navigate to Deployments settings pane on the board. The deployment settings contain the following options:

Environment types

Customize your deployments view through environment types. Select environment types to modify the view for visualizing deployment statuses over a time scale.


  • Show icon key: Hide or show icon keys like Non-production and Production on the time scale.

  • Multiple deployments icons: Hide or show the number of deployment environments corresponding to each issue in your project timeline.

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