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Migrating from Atlassian Cloud to Self Hosted Confluence Server


I already used Atlassian Cloud migration tool move from my old EC2 with Postgresql to Atlassian Cloud.

How can I Move confluence from Atlassian Cloud to an new EC2 machine(new self hosted server) using AWS RDS Mysql(Mysql database in cloud)  as database? 


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Alexis Robert Community Leader Nov 13, 2019

Hi @James Jing , 


you should do a backup of your Jira instance, and then import it in your new Jira on AWS.


Let me know if this works, 



Hello @Alexis Robert 

Thank you for following up!

My biggest problem is the database migration. 

How can I migrate my data from local Postgresql database to Amazon RDS MySQL? 


Alexis Robert Community Leader Nov 14, 2019

Hi @James Jing , 


you just need to do a XML backup in Jira :

Then, setup a new VM on AWS and copy your existing Jira Home and application directories, and delete the dbconfig.xml file in Jira home.

Start Jira on AWS, and setup the database connection on RDS. Then, choose to import data :


Let me know if this works, 



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