Github Issues - User Guide

Effortlessly Integrate Github Issues with Scytale: A Step-by-Step Guide

Integrating Github Issues with Scytale simplifies the auditing of your change management process and ensures you have an accurate and comprehensive list of all changes for auditing purposes. This list serves as the starting point for auditors to test the change management criteria and this integration streamlines compliance with these criteria. By automating the collection of this information, you can save time and resources, while ensuring that your company's change management process meets regulatory and compliance standards.

How to connect Github Issues integration?

Step 1: Log in to the Scytale web app

  • Click on the "Integrations" menu screen to the left.
  • Click on the "Connect" button under the Github Issues icon.
  • Connection Name - is used to differentiate between your connections.
    For instance, if you manage multiple accounts or would like to connect multiple times to the integration. It's automatically titled (Connection 1,2,3 etc), but you can change it to a custom name to make it easier to identify.
  • Click on "Next".
  • In the next step, you will be directed to Github to approve the authorization with Scytale, by clicking on "Connect". 

  • If you are not connected to your account, you'll need to confirm access.


Step 2: Authorize integration within Github

  • On the Github page, "Install and Authorize", select "All repositories".
  • Click on the "Install & Authorize" button after you have read which permissions are required for the authentication.

  • Once confirmed, you will be redirected to the Scytale app, and the integration with Github Issues will be successful.

Permissions for the integration with Github Issues:

Scytale collects evidence automatically for auditing purposes by using the permissions you have granted. The integration requires the following read-only permissions:

  • Metadata: read
  • read-only: issues