MS SQL Query for deleting shared Filters

I have cloned my production JIRA instance, and now I have got several shared filters, out of which most of them are no use to anyone. I want to delete all the filters, which are linked to concerned project.

E.g Delete filters, which matches to Project X (the X project doesn't is deleted in current instance)

1 answer

1 vote


In the searchrequest table, the reqcontent column holds the saved query, e.g. I have a save filter titled Branden.  The text in the reqcontent column is as follows:

project = SR and reporter = Branden

You can find the filters that have that project key in the text:

select * from searchrequest where reqcontent like '%DAL%'

You can similarly use a query such as the above to find any text within the search query.

Hopefully that helps!



Thanks Branden for reply.


However, when I deleted row from search request, it is still showing in System>Shared Filters. Anyway of deleting from the administration list?

Hello there!


It requires an application restart for the changes to take effect. Have you restarted JIRA after removing the entry from the database?




Yes it got deleted after some time. Many Thanks for your support.

I will delete it from database. I wish there are no more problems.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Jan 08, 2019 in Jira

How to Jira for designers

I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...

968 views 3 9
Read article

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