As the title says, I wanted to know if it was possible to import a Confluence space from a newer version of confluence server, in this case 6.15.9 to a an older version of confluence server, in this case 6.4.2. The Confluence instances exist on separate servers, and both of which are out of my direct administrative control.
I looked into this documentation, and they warn about importing FROM older versions. I can't seem to find an answer as to if it is possible to import TO older versions. Any help would greatly be appreciated
The docs all say "no", but this, I think, is Atlassian pushing you to just use the latest version. That's not a bad thing to do, newer versions are almost always better than older ones, but in the real world, we can't just upgrade every time, and people to have older versions.
So, I can't recommend you do it, and I can't say that it will work at all (let alone be flawless), but I have never had a problem moving or copying a space from any any major version to any other version of the same major version since Confluence 4.0.
So, with a minor edit to lie about the export version in the xml (the xml reports the export version - use a text editor to change it to the target version), I would be pretty sure that 6.15 to 6.4 should work mostly fine (note - I'm assuming both systems have the same apps added to them). I can't say the same for 6.anything down to 5.anything, but 6 to 6 has, in my experience, worked fine.
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