I planned a system restore from a full backup XML created 4 days ago. I am aware of that about 200 issues of one of our main projects are created during that 4 days so I do an issues search and export that 200 issues to an XML file. (XML file export option is provided by JIRA by default)
I thought we can imports such file into the project without having to create them again. However, I can't find a way to do it from the project admin or even via the JIRA Import Plugin https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.jira.plugins.jira-importers-plugin
So my questions:
1. Is there a way to import such 200 issues using the XML files
My XML file can be found here https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0UXu_Ee2OmyaUZ4cWl0SGVKTGM/
2. Can I convert that XML file into a CSV and then import to the project using JIRA Importer Plugin? How we can convert that XML file?
1. You can import project information from a full backup XML by selecting:
- select Administration
- select Import Project in System, Import & Export section
- Enter filename in Project Import: Select Backup File ...
Link to details in Atlassian documentation:
2. XML file has a lot of data, not only information about issues of the project. My opinion is that it is to complicated to find and convert proper data to CSV.
As I know your backup file to import project must be located at JIRA_HOME/import/ (e.g. /home0/jira/import). You will get detailed information about location after selecting Import Project link.
Additional information about JIRA_HOME directory: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/JIRA+Home+Directory
And don't forget to preapare attachments (please read detailed information about attachments in https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Restoring+a+Project+from+Backup).
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