Any Portfolio add-on uninstall issues

We're evaluating the Portfolio for JIRA add-on for our installation (server) and would like to put it in on our production instance to have real up-to-date data to try it out. Any known issues uninstalling the add-on should we choose to or does it do a clean uninstall? (Noticed there were some articles about some other add-ons leaving custom fields and objects behind after uninstall.)



1 answer

When installing a JIRA add-on that add-on created table/tables in the database along with installing the add-on jar.

To see db tables:

To see jar file: /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/plugins/installed-plugins

When uninstalling an add-on the jar file is removed but the database tables are not removed.

There is very small risk especially for an add-on created by Atlassian to have a bad effect on our JIRA after uninstalling it.

(I have done this on several of JIRA envs and did not encounter any problems after uninstalling/disabling)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,329 views 14 20
Join discussion

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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot