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Migrate multi hosted Jira to single hosted Cloud

We are looking to migrate our on-premise Jira server + Cloud hosted instances into a single Cloud hosted instance and I am keen to know to best approach to migrate multiple instances of Jira into a single could instance.


thanks in Advance




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Merging and migrating are two separate activities.

You really should merge all your instances together before you move to Cloud though.  A merge on Cloud is "stop using Jira, download the backup, restore it on a server install, merge in what we need to merge, export that, import it into Cloud, destroying the old data".

Hello Nic, 

thanks for you response- I realize that now. Looks like there are restrictions in merging two different jira system with-in cloud and that we need to first migrate all our instances into Jira Server ( on premise ) and consolidate them before migrating it into a final cloud instance.

looks like there a no tools available to automate this process additionally migrating plug-in is another complex task on its own.

Hi Harish,

I would recommend you use Project Configurator to simplify and save many hours of work in the merging process. Additionally, a good guide on best practices for merging instances is available at:



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