Can I setup a project starting from a date in the past?

I have old projects not managed with JIRA/Greenhopper that I would load on Greenhopper to document better them. One is finished and an other is already running (it started about 8 months ago) but it wasn't managed with Jira/Greenhopper because the team choose to don't use it.

I would just insert the stories and their status and then if possible to start to manage it from now and going on.

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Mar 08, 2012

Hi Massimo,

you don't have to insert the stories manually. There are import tools for several external systems or for CSV-Files.

There should be no problem with older or even closed issues.

Best regards


Hmmm... the team choose to have post-it and a dashboard modified as a kanban board... I don't think I can't import them :-)

Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Mar 08, 2012

OK, I think that's the only thing, Jira cannot import... ;-)

Then I would enter all the data in an Excel Sheet, export it as csv and import this csv in jira. I think that's the fastest way. With the import functions, you can import an issue in every workflow state, even in the closed state.

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