Import assignees to Portfolio

When I try and import Epics into Jira Portfolio the field of Assignee which is under the heading of 'People' isn't imported into the People section of Portfolio.

Is there a way to make this happen or is it a manual process?

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Hey Mark,

Teams are not linked to any existing JIRA entity, so you can just add them directly in the table, giving them an arbitrary team name. And since assignees/members belong to teams in Portfolio, you will have to manually create a team and add members.

However, this can be an addition to the suggestion provided here. https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JPO-73

The above suggestion, suggests being able to select a team when importing issues, and maybe the assignees can be automatically added  to the team selected?

 

Thanks for the answer, it's a shame that this doesn't happen automatically. We have mature projects that we have imported into JIRA and it's the best part of a day to import and assign everything.

I've upvoted on the link though, so thanks for your help

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