can you copy an existing project to create a new project


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Hi Natalie,

This is one of the jobs that our Configuration Manager for JIRA add-on has been designed to do. It allows you to take a snapshot of the project with all of its related versions, components, schemes, workflows, fields, etc. and deploy it to create a new identical project on either the same or any other JIRA server. For more information you can check this article - 

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Mikael Sandberg Community Champion Jul 14, 2016

JIRA itself does not have a clone functionality for projects, you can create a new project based on an existing one and that will share the schemes. If you are looking to clone the project with versions, components, project roles and issues then JIRA Command Line Interface has an option to do so.

Specifically, the action is cloneProject.

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