2 JIRA Instances and 1 SVN repository

Hi together,


I have an old project "Test" in one JIRA instance and another new project "Test" in the other JIRA instance.

The old project has a connection to a SVN repository. The SVN link is created if you comment in SVN f.e. with "[Test-123] xyz..."

What will happen if I connect the new project with the same SVN repository and after some issues I will have the issue number 123 and the SVN link will start with "[Test-123] xyz.." like in the old project. So after a while the issue number in the new project with the same name will overtake the issue number in the old project and then we will have a problem with the SVN links because you have "[Test-123]" twice.

So concretly what will happen there?


And what should I do to circumvent eventual problems? 


Best regards



1 answer

0 vote
Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Sep 05, 2017

Hi Serdengecti,

what will happen is, that one SVN commit is linked to two Jira issues in two different Jira instances. But I think, you know this already...

I would create a new project with a new project key (not Test) and move all the issues from your new Test-project to this one.

So they get a new key and you have no problem with SVN.

Thanks for your answer.

But we also have problems with the migration. During the migration the Subversion ALM entries will disappear.

How can I solve this problem?


Kind Regards



Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published Thursday in Jira

Mission-critical battery manufacturer fulfills FAA software requirements with Commit Policy Plugin

EaglePicher Technologies is a leading manufacturer of battery systems for diverse industries like defense, aviation, space or medical. As they operate in highly regulated industries, keeping a clear ...

177 views 0 2
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you