I have a new JIRA atlassian.net account with JIRA and Confluence. It's a day old. I want to import my Server data to this account. The server version is the latest. It has been upgraded a few times, starting at version 4.something. It uses SQL Server. I backed up the data on the server. I opened the zip, and sent the entities through the atlassian-xml-cleaner-0.1.jar. I repackaged the entities and the activeobjects in a zip. I did this on a Windows 10 laptop.
When I try to import the repackaged file from https://wpc-edi.atlassian.net/secure/admin/StudioImportSelect!start.jspa, I get:
There was an error importing file jira.cloud.zip: "There was an error parsing the entities.xml file:
Content is not allowed in prolog.". Please try again or choose a different file.
Is there good advice about how I can stop trying to put content in my prolog?
Ah, I see. I used PowerShell as the shell where I executed the cleaner. PSH likes to write UTF-16 files, no matter what. The easiest resolution is to use a CMD shell, instead. There is probably some instruction to explain to PSH that it should use the format of the original file. I am sure I will stumble on it, one day.
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