Can I increment the Jira issue number for future tickets, as a cloud user?

By evil coincidence, our JIRA ticket numbers and github Pull Request numbers are almost in sync. This causes a confusion. The latest ticket number in the project is 1797. I'd like to add 1000, so our next ticket is 2798, and so on. As a cloud user, I'm guessing we don't have our own database – is there any way to do this?

NOTE: We have integrated github and Jira, so the JIRA ticket is linked to the PR, but we still manage to get confused.

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Not with SQL, directly (although you could ask Atlassian support)

An easier trick might be to import 1000 issues from CSV and then use a script to delete them via REST

Yep. The "do by creating and deleting 1000" issues approach is going to be the easiest way. smile

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