Use the settings pane to manage and configure Jira projects which you use with Tricentis Test Management for Jira.

To open the settings pane, select Settings > Test Management settings from the main application window.

General configurations

Projects configuration

In this section, you can see which projects your Jira admins have initialized or not with Tricentis Test Management for Jira. Moreover, you can initialize projects by selecting a project under the Uninitialized Projects tab.

API Keys

You can control many of Tricentis Test Management for Jira's features through the API, instead of relying on the UI.

Example of a newly generated API key in Tricentis Test Management for Jira

Use this section to manage API keys to give your users access to the TTM for Jira API.

To create and assign an API key, follow these instructions:

  1. Navigate to Test Management settings > API Keys.

  2. Select Create API to navigate to the Create API Keys window.

  3. Enter the API key label.

  4. Select the Owner of the API key from the dropdown.

  5. Enter the Description of the API key.

  6. Select when you want the key to expire: Never expires or Set expiration. If you select an expiration date, note that this may cause integrations to break when the key expires.

  7. Select Create.

Note that you can't see an API key again after you first create it, so make sure you save it in a safe place.

You can also edit key descriptions and delete or revoke access from this page:

  • To remove an expired key, select Delete next to the key you wish to remove.

  • To remove an active key, select Revoke next to the key you wish to revoke access to.

  • To edit a key's description, click the and select Edit.

For more information on the API functions and calls, see the API documentation on Swagger.

AI Configuration

Use AI to save yourself time and effort when you work with test cases. From here, you can turn AI integration with test cases and defects.

You can use the following AI integrations:


Test pad configurations

Use this window to enable or disable features for the Test Pad. After you enable a feature here, you can then access it in your Settings.

You can enable or disable the following items from Test pad configurations:

  • Enable Environments to create environments for your testing variables.

  • Enable Builds to create and assign builds to your tests.

  • Enable Execution timer to add a timer to your test pad.


From here you can create and manage environments that cover all of your testing variables. Select Create Environment to navigate to the Create Environment window, where you can enter the Name and Description for the environment.

For best results, be as specific as possible with your description, so you know exactly what element belongs to each environment.


From here you can create and manage builds to assign to your tests. Select Create Build to navigate to the Create Build window, where you can enter the Name and Description for the build. Use this tool to organize your tests by each software build, so you have accurate, easy-to-find versions.

Execution status configuration

From here, you can add or modify execution statuses, set your execution status display order, or turn execution statuses on and off.

Example of custom execution statuses in Tricentis Test Management for Jira

  • To create a custom execution status, select Create custom status. You can create up to two execution statuses at a time.

  • To edit or delete a custom status, select the menu next to the relevant status and then choose Edit or Delete, according to your needs.

  • To reorganize the display order of your statuses, simply click and drag the statuses to reorder them.

  • To turn an execution status on or off, switch the toggle next to the status you want deactivate or activate. Note that you can turn both custom and generic execution statuses on or off.


Plugins migration

From here, you can migrate test cases and/or test data from other plugins to your current Tricentis Test Management for Jira project.

Simply select a provider from the list and follow the instructions on the screen to migrate your test data. Currently, you can migrate your data from Zephyr Squad (both 1.0 and 2.0), Zephyr Scale, or Xray.