JIRA migration to another server

Hello , I am moving my JIRA instance to a new server , but when moving the data , i will not be moving all the projects , just selected projects . For this scenario , whats the best practice to follow ? I know using project configurator plugin will ease the job but when i want to do it manually , how would i do it ? Just taking the XML dump and restore it new instance would do the job? also when i do the XML import , will it include , Issues, Scrum boards and attachements ?

1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi Tami,

The XML import will bring everything over but you will need to be sure to read over Restoring a project from backup:

Restoring a project from a backup is not a trivial task. You may be required to change the configuration of your target JIRA instance to accommodate the project import. Additionally, the Project Import data mapping can be resource intensive on your hardware and may take a long time to complete, if you are importing a large project.

Please review Restoring a project from backup carefully before attempting the import to avoid any issues that may arise.

Cheers,

Branden

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted yesterday in Jira

What modern development practices are at the heart of how your team delivers software?

Hey Community mates! Claire here from the Software Product Marketing team. We all know software development changes rapidly, and it's often tough to keep up. But from our research, we've found the h...

71 views 0 1
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