How to import a github project into an existing jira project


can you please help me with the following problem where no issues get imported from a github project into an existing JIRA project.

It seems to me that the importer wants to start creating JIRA issues from number 1, however there are already issues in this project.

From the import log:

2015-11-03 14:08:22,828 INFO - Only new items will be imported
2015-11-03 14:08:23,015 INFO - External issue 1 already exists as RAP-1, not importing.
2015-11-03 14:08:23,017 INFO - External issue 2 already exists as RAP-2, not importing.
2015-11-03 14:08:23,018 INFO - External issue 3 already exists as RAP-3, not importing.
2015-11-03 14:08:23,019 INFO - External issue 4 already exists as RAP-4, not importing.





2015-11-03 14:08:23,248 INFO - External issue 199 already exists as RAP-199, not importing.
2015-11-03 14:08:23,252 WARN - 199 of 199 issues have been skipped because they already exist in destination projects.
2015-11-03 14:08:23,252 INFO - 199 issues successfully created

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Hi Marcel,

I'm not sure of this root cause for this error, but maybe you want to try this:  To create a temporary project and import your issues into the temporary project. Once it is done, you can perform a bulk move of those issues to the current project you're trying to achieve this.

-- Rodrigo

Thanks for your advise. This helped me work around the issue

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