Bulk replacement of URL’s in custom fields


I’m moving jira and confluence to new domain.

In content of some tickets we had static URL which were using our old domain. Therefore I done some link replacement directly in database in all places accept "Custom Fields".

I found that those links are in table name customfieldvalue in column “stringvalue”, but there are in form of "shortcut".

i.e. when I put URL https://old.domain/confluence/x/MgKJAgin browser

It will be resolved to https://old.domain/confluence/display/KDG2013/very-long-name

So I can’ just replace in DB

Because it won’t work.

Can someone tell me how is this link (shortcut) generated, and how can I replace it for all the tickets which has set up fields with URL’s ?

best regards


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Yew Teck En Atlassian Team Jun 23, 2014

Database system usually has a REPLACE function that you can used to replace partial text in the column vaues. Here's an example of mysql: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10177208/update-a-column-value-replacing-part-of-a-string

Otherwise, you can export the xml and replace the old domain name with replace function in Text Editor.

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