Export entire history of issues.

I am currently working on developing an internal tool and need to be able to export the entire history of issues for any given JIRA. 

Currently, I am only able to export one thousand issues at a time I'd like to able to get the entire set in CSV format if possible.

Is there a way to accomplish this easily, without having to append a pagination script at the end of each export link?

I'd take any/all suggestions even if it means exporting issues in XML, JSON, etc..

 

Thanks. 

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Hi Walter,

There is also a feature request to get the entire history exported into Excel that you can find at JRASERVER-38896.  Please take a moment to vote on the issue to add impact.

In addition, there are some add-ons that you may be interested in:

Advanced Export

Issue history printer for JIRA

Finally, you can also take a look at Bob Swift's CLI.  In the Communities post Solved: Export Issue History, Bob had this to say:

 

JIRA Command Line Interface (CLI) has the getIssueHistoryList action which produces a csv file. Here is a link to example output: getIssueHistoryList.

Similarly you can use getCommentList. The example output is: getCommentList.

Hopefully that provides you with some ideas to move forward.

Cheers,

Branden

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You can export the full change history to Excel with the Better Excel Plugin:

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