Jira Xray Importer - Overwrite/ change existing tests with importer

Hey guys,

My company just switched to Xray in Jira. It has an Xray Test Case Importer and I know how to import (create new) Tests out of Excel/ CSV.

But what I'm thinking about is, if there is any way to overwrite an existing Test with that importer?

I know there is the option of importing test steps when you search for the test and open the "import" menu, but the point is that i would like to overwrite more than one Test just like the way I create more than one with the Xray Importer, where I can enter a TCID and import more Tests with different summaries and steps.

I hope anybody can help me. Thanks!

2 answers

@Stjepan Bijelonjicdid you try using Bulk change option in JIRA?.

Thank you for your reply Ash,

yes I have tried the bulk change but there is no option for editing the issues with an import.

I'll try, but I don't thing they have any options for that import, otherwise I would have already found anything in the net i guess.

But thanks anyway!

I think you can import with same test case id, it will overwrite the details.

Did you try importing with same test case id?.

Yes I have already tried that. I imported it with the ID and Mappednit as TCID but it didn't consider that, it just creats new Test Cases

Okay, let XRAY team know they may consider this as a feature request.

Hi Stjepan,

We already have the following story regarding your feature request:


This would allow you to update/overwrite tests using the Test Case Importer.

Please watch and vote for this issue.


Best regards,

Xpand Add-ons Team

Thank you Jose, i will.

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