Is there a way to import JIRA projects between different JIRA versions

Hi,

I have a JIRA project in version 6.2 and then i am trying to import the project to 6.1.5 version. Now i have downloaded the plugin configuration manager and have got the project configuration in place between 2 JIRA environments but import of data or issues needs the exact version of JIRA and hence i am not able to import the project. Can you please help?

Thanks

Shalini

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The xml is not backwards compatible.  You could try importing the 6.2 data (all of it, using "restore from xml") into a temporary development system you create at version 6.1.5, then export it again, but I would not guarantantee that is going to work.

Otherwse, you're going to need to manipulate all the xml to downgrade it, and that's not easy.

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