How can I filter for Issues with attachments?

I am moving JIRA from onDemand to onpremisis. I want to check to see if attachments came over correctly.

But there aren't that many attachments.

Anyone know a way to filter Issues to show only those that have attachments?

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Well, if you used the XML backup and moved the attachment folders, there is not easy way to test it other than checking a few issues manually.

There are few plugins which will help you find issues that has attachments but they rely on the saved data in Database and not exactly on the physical presence of those attachments.

The data will already be there since the XM backup has that. Finding whether the attachment is present in the right location or not requires someone to go and have a look, manually.

Yes, I realize that I have to manually check some attachments. What I am looking for is a quick way to find out which Issues to look at. Opening the Issues one-at-time to see if, maybe, it has an attachment.

But your mention of the backup data gives me an idea. It has the attachments in a tree and the Issue key is part of the tree. So I think I'll try that.

Yes, or look at the DB. Details will be in the FileAttachment table.

Renjith Pillai Community Champion Oct 12, 2012

Lke Jobin said, check the DB, dump the first column of the fileattachment table, and check whether you can locate a file with the same name (ID) in data/attachments/<project key>/<issue key> directory. A simple script should be able to verify this.

Actually, the answer was staring me in the face. I just looked through the attachments folder on the server and used the Issue keys there to check.

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