Where is the Project Import tool in JIRA Cloud? (JIRA v7.1.0-OD-02-030)

I want to take some projects from another JIRA system and merge them into our system, keeping the issues and projects we already have.

I have read some instructions (https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver070/restoring-a-project-from-backup-749383456.html) that say I should be using the "Project Import" tool:

"To start the Project Import tool:

  1. Choose  >System
  2. Select Import & Export > Project Import to open the Project Import wizard page."

But there is no such tool there, only:

"IMPORT AND EXPORT

  • Backup manager
  • External System Import
  • JIRA Import"

Has the tool been renamed, or moved, or is this functionality no longer available?

Can I take projects from another JIRA system and import them into mine without having to wipe out my existing project?

2 answers

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Hi Jon, 

I'm afraid the Project Import tool is restricted to JIRA Server, the only way to export your projects to Cloud is by doing a full import of your instance.

 

Cheers,

Rodrigo Silva

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Depending on what exactly you want to import, another option is to consider either the CSV or JSON importers for JIRA Cloud. 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AdminJIRACloud/Importing+data+from+CSV

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AdminJIRACloud/Importing+data+from+JSON

Thanks,

Warren

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