Moving jira from one server to another

Hi Team

I want to move my Jira application from one server to another as there is some issue with my current server

As server will change my server IP and Home directory will also change.

Can you please suggest me the steps how to go about it


Mohammed Shoyab Shaikh

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Dear Mohammed,

You should follow this guide;

In this guide, the database is backed up with XML.. however.. you  yourself can also make a backup of the database and skip the XML.

So.. things you should do;

Copy at the very least your attachment folder to your new installation, and make sure your database is connected. This should be enough for JIRA on the new server to run.

Friendly Regards,

Jeremy Mooiman

Hi, @Mohammed Shoyab Shaikh@Jeremy Mooiman,

I want to use your topic to ask my questions, please advise -

moving JIRA software from Linux/MySQL to WinServer/SQL server, also lower version to higher version, any suggestion ? 

in detail:

I have mysql on linux running jira software 7.3,  going to sql server 2014 on windows server 2012 running jira software 7.6 , is that possible ? 

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