What is the proper format for importing Time Spent?

I've tried as many combinations of date/time format as I can think of, and still get a parsing error on the time spent field.  

Most recent attempt:  2015-03-10 08:00;auser;28800

Date format specified on the Setup screen:  yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm

I'm willing to overlook the ridiculousness of converting all time to seconds if I can get this figured out.  


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Hi Brian

see this example:

Summary,issue key,estimated time,Worklog,Worklog
Original Summary,PRJCODE-1829,360000,Entry 1-1;2013-01-01 12:30:10;user1;4800,Entry 1-2;2013-01-02 12:30:10;user2;4800
Original Summary2,PRJCODE-1829,363600,Entry 2-1;2013-01-03 12:30:10;user1;3600,Entry 2-2;2012-12-12 12:30:10;user2;4800

In that example, what does the date/time format need to be on the Setup screen of the import?

my example above was only the Time Spent component of my import...my full import record looks like this:


INT-1,Paid Time Off,2015-03-10 08:00;auser;28800


Where INT-1 is the issue key, "Paid Time Off" is the Issue Summary

Please Help!! i've spent a ton of time trying to import worklog entries with a date and time spent. I've tried the suggestion seen here to no avail:

Entry 1-1;2013-01-01 12:30:10;User1;4800

I replaced "User1" with my actual user name to see if it makes a difference. Ive even tried different date formats as i was importing the CSV.

yyyy-MM-dd h:mm:ss

The only thing that seems to work for me is l leave just the time spent(4800).

The error logs are useless as they just say "Unable to parse Time Spent"

Any help from someone who is successful at this in the cloud would be greatly appreciated!! - Josh


What works for me, that I use exactly the same date time format in my CSV, which is set in JIRA administration/User interface/Look and feel/Date time formats.

My date time format is: yyyy.MM.dd HH:mm

My CSV line is: RRIMPF03-10,RR-IMP-F03 RFP,software,RRIMPF03,Summary of the ISSUE,worklog entry description4;2017.11.09 12:30;mlipcsik;3600

Hope this helps.

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