Have someone tried upgrading from JIRA v6.3.14 to JIRA v7.1.2?

We have a stand alone JIRA setup with version v6.3.14.

We want to upgrade it to JIRA v6.3.14 to JIRA v7.1.2 and if someone had done similar, I would like to know how you guys did it.

Thank you very much!

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Hi Paul!

You should aim for a higher 7.1 version if you can. I am currently doing a upgrade from same version to 7.3
You could go direct to 7.1 if you make sure Agile is higher then migration hub is recommending.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftware/jira-software-7-1-x-upgrade-notes-815266963.html#JIRASoftware7.1.xupgradenotes-UpgradingtoJIRASoftware7.1

There is some good advice in https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/60956967

There is some major changes to API between 6 and 7 of JIRA so review that carefully before making the jump. Example scriptrunner was free in JIRA 6 and if you have a lot of scripts you might need to do a dry-run so you have all the changes done. But the plugin update check should answer all this in their respective documentation.

Good luck!

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