After an acquisition, we are bound to change the usernames in JIRA as per the new convention. For Mark Wright the previous username was 'mwright' and according to the new standards it should be 'wrightm'. we have to rename the username for 3000+ users.
Que1) Is there any way to do it apart from a manual edit?
Que2) Can it be done through db? on the basis of name can we override the usernames on databse?
Que3) What can be the side effects of editing the usernames in Jira?
If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...
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