I am in the process of migrating from JIRA 4.0 running PostgreSQL on an old server to 5.2 on a new server using MySQL. JIRA starts, but when I go to the website, I receive an error stating: "Could not create necessary subdirectory 'import/attachments' of jira.home."
Per the instructions located here: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Migrating+JIRA+to+Another+Server
I have copied the old version's home, index, and attachment directories. I have also sourced the hold home directory in the jira-application.properties file.
Not sure where to go from here.
Could you check that you have copied the attachment directory properly? It should be something like <JIRA_HOME>/data/attachments/<projectkey>/<issuekey>/ where <projectkey> is the respective projectkey, while <issuekey> is the respective issuekey directory.
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