eazyBI gadgets in Confluence pages

eazyBI gadgets are now available in Confluence Server as well as in Confluence Cloud.


eazyBI reports and dashboards can be published as gadgets in Jira dashboards or Confluence pages. This is an easy way how to share eazyBI reports with other users in your company and manage who can view the reports.

Notice that eazyBI dashboards and reports will be visible according to eazyBI Account users access rights. Even if the Confluence page is shared with everyone, a user will get an error message if none of their user groups have access to eazyBI.

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Setting up eazyBI Gadgets for Confluence Cloud

To use eazyBI gadgets in Confluence cloud, you have to install eazyBI for Jira in Confluence Cloud add-on which allows publishing eazyBI reports and dashboards on Confluence cloud pages.

  1. Log into your Confluence instance as an admin.
  2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. Wait for the Find new add-ons screen to load.
  3. Search for eazyBI for Jira in Confluence Cloud add-on.
  4. Click Install to download and install your add-on.

You're all set! Click Close in the “Installed and ready” to go dialog.

You can proceed to add eazyBI gadgets to Confluence pages.

Setting up eazyBI Gadgets for Confluence Server

By default, data requests from gadgets in Confluence pages will time out after 5 seconds. If you have longer running eazyBI reports then please specify -Datlassian.http.connection.timeout=TIMEOUT_IN_MILLISECONDS Java property in Confluence startup scripts. E.g. in bin/setenv.sh add CATALINA_OPTS

CATALINA_OPTS="-Datlassian.http.connection.timeout=60000 ${CATALINA_OPTS}"

to increase gadget data request timeout to 60 seconds.

If you would like to publish eazyBI gadgets on Confluence pages, then please make sure that your Jira and Confluence configuration is set up. For reference see Confluence documentation on

When you have created application link in your confluence administration page, under Edit option make sure the outgoing and incoming configuration says Configured as visible below. If the status is "Not configured", then try entering other details and clicking Enable. For example, if not configured automatically, Certificate timeout (ms) should be 10000.

If you have specified URL patterns for "Outgoing Authentication" then you should add the following lines to your existing URL patterns:

/plugins/servlet/eazybi/accounts
/plugins/servlet/eazybi/eazy/accounts

OAuth authentication for application links is supported starting from eazyBI version 4.6.0

After configuring the application link, go to External Gadgets management in Confluence administration page and add to Gadget feeds.

Note that gadget feed might not start working immediately. The restart of the Confluence might be needed for the gadget feed to start.

Adding eazyBI Gadgets to Confluence Pages

When the configuration is done, in your confluence page find eazyBI gadgets in Other macros External content part or just start typing {eazy... to add new eazyBI report or dashboard to your page.

When selecting your report or dashboard, make sure you save all configurations. The end user will see it just as you do in the preview. The height will be configured automatically, make sure you configure width according to your preferences. For example, auto will stretch it to all available space.

If you wish to embed a report in the Confluence page with the custom page selection [2], you need to save [1] the selection in the report preview form.