I read the updated article and understand the limitations from old to new gen. However, the points mostly highlighted current or new tickets.
Will all my past closed tickets from the past (ie. last year) be transferred as well?
Welcome to Atlassian community.
You can choose any tickets to be migrated to Next-gen, closed/archived or not. To properly move your issues from Classic to Next-gen, you just need to move it from a Classic project to a Next-gen project.
To choose which issues you would like to move, you can perform the steps below:
P.S: Next-gen projects and classic projects are technically quite different, so a few things can break when you migrate from a classic software project to a next-gen software project. Here's what we know so far:
Active sprints: Sprints in progress in your classic project won't move to your next-gen project. Issues that were in the active sprint in your classic project will be in the backlog of your next-gen project.
Epic links and issue links: Any issue links in your classic project will not exist in your next-gen project. The issues themselves will still exist, but the links between them won't.
Subtasks: All subtasks will be lost in this migration process.
Custom fields: These must be recreated in your new next-gen project.
Story points estimation: This data will be lost, however, you'll be able to start using story points estimation by enabling the Estimation feature in your next-gen project.
For more information about it, you can check the documentation below:
Let me know if you still have any questions.
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