Connectors and Plugins

Bitbucket Server Connector

Available for

  • Ultimate and Enterprise editions

Get in touch with Sales for licensing questions.

Supported Versions

  • Bitbucket Server - 5.8 and higher

Use Cases

There are a number of use cases for the connector:

  • Project Managers can add files directly to projects from an online repository.

  • Set up the Automation Widget allowing Submitters to add files to requests directly from the online repository.

  • Use Automated Project Creation (APC) to have Memsource automatically create new projects when a change in file size is detected in monitored files or a folder.

    • Selected files are imported the very first time APC runs. All files are imported when a folder is monitored.

    • Use the Git connector if you need to monitor an entire subdirectory.

    • This connector supports absolute path setting. Target translation files can be stored only in the same branch as the source file.

  • Set up Continuous Jobs to have Memsource monitor selected files for changes.

  • The Connector API can be used to automate steps otherwise performed manually through the UI. Webhooks can be used to have Memsource notify 3rd party systems about certain events (for example, a job status change).

Tip

If requirements are:

  • Limiting Memsource access to a single repository.

  • Using an SSH key for authentication.

  • Monitoring an entire subdirectory for a change in Automated Project Creation.

  • Detection of file changes based on Last modified date as opposed to just file size.

Use Git connector to connect to Bitbucket.

BitBucket Server Settings

Create an access token in the Bitbucket account:

  1. Log in to the Bitbucket account, click the profile icon in the top-right corner, and click on Manage account.

    The Account settings screen opens.

  2. Navigate to Personal access tokens and click Create a token.

  3. Provide a name.

  4. Set permissions:

    • Projects permission to Read.

    • Repositories permission to Write.

  5. Click on Create.

    This generates a token needed to enter into the Memsource connector configuration.The token is only visible at this stage and will not be visible again if the window is closed.

Memsource Settings

  1. From the Setup Setup_gear.png page, scroll down to the Integrations section.

  2. Click on Connectors.

    The Connectors page opens.

  3. Click New.

    The Create Connector page opens.

  4. Provide a name for the connection and change the Type to Bitbucket Server.

  5. Enter the server host address into the Host field and the Bitbucket personal access token obtained from the Bitbucket server site.

  6. Click Test connection.

    A checkmark will appear if the connection was successful. A red exclamation point will appear if it wasn't. Mouse over the icon to see additional details.

  7. Click Save.

    The connector is added to the list on the Connectors page.

If a default project, branch, and folder is required when connecting, open the connector configuration and click the Select Remote Folder button to set it.

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