¿How can I import a workflow by XML?

We had an old Jira versión and we want to import the old workflows to the new Jira Cloud. I've searched for a solution in google and there are a oficial Jira tutorial that explains this:

Log in as a user with the JIRA System Administrators global permission.
Choose > Issues. Select Workflows to open the Workflows page, which displays all of the workflows in your system.
Click the Import from XML button to open the Import Workflow dialog box.

(https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver070/using-xml-to-create-a-workflow-749383279.html)

But I dont have the "Import from XML Button" and I dont find this option

I would like to know if it's posible to do this,

Thanks you,

Miguel

1 answer

Hi Miguel,
the tutorial is valid for a Jira Server istance.
It is currently not possible to directly import a workflow in Jira Cloud due to the restrictions that you can read here: https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiracloud/restricted-functions-in-jira-cloud-applications-776636921.html

However, you can use this workaround: https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/how-to-import-a-workflow-into-a-jira-cloud-application-779160755.html

Regards
Raffaele

Thanks you so much Raffaele!

Regards,

Miguel

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

2,802 views 11 18
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot