This data source type allows you to use the local Jira cloud instance as data source, by using the REST API provided by Atlassian.

After selecting this option an example request is filled in. You can use most of the API calls listed in the Jira Cloud documentation

The example uses the search API endpoint with a JQL query in the POST body
  "jql": "resolution = Unresolved order by priority DESC,updated DESC",
  "maxResults": 10,
  "fields": [