I was just wondering if there were any differences when importing via a csv file into Jira on Linux VS Jira on Windows in terms of formatting the csv files or any perhaps any invalid characters ( <, > & ) unique to one OS that are not invalid in the other OS?
Import works identically on Linux and Windows OS. But you must remember about the preparation of the CSV file - https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver/importing-data-from-csv-938847533.html#ImportingdatafromCSV-formatPreparingyourCSVfile
All text field must be quoted with " so you will not run into a problem with invalid characters.
And consider the date format setting in your Jira instance - https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/dates-are-not-properly-imported-from-csv-file-245825977.html.
Thank you Max.
I found out there are many invalid characters in the text fields and the URL you gave for the date settings is very good information.
I had been using the following for
Is what I am using correct for MM/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss a?
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