I placed the 'jira-calendar-plugin-4.0.3.jar' into the 'D:\Program Files\Atlassian\Application Data\JIRA\plugins\installed-plugins' directory on our QA JIRA server.
JIRA Version is 6.3.1
Is this a compatible version?
Also, how do access the calendar, how do you get there?
You should not be installing plugins like that on that version of JIRA. Use the UPM properly - it won't let you install invalid versions. If you can't use the UPM connection to the marketplace (firewall prevents external access is the usual reason), then use the "upload add-on" function in the UPM and select the correct version from the list of versions on the marketplace entry.
In this case, a glance at https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.jira.ext.calendar/versions will tell you exactly what's wrong.
Ah, I see. I'd assumed a long partial familiarity with JIRA because you were installing add-ons using an old deprecated method. Sorry!
The UPM is the "universal plugin manager" - it's an add-on distributed as part of most Atlassian applications and it adds some links to the admin section of all of them. The main things it adds are "search for new add-ons" and "manage add-ons", and then all the screens behind them. It does what it sounds like it does - provides the management of add-ons within the applications.
From JIRA 5 onwards, you should use it for almost all add-on installation and management. There are a couple that it can't handle, but even those it will tell you about!
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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