Migration Jira from windows to Linux platform

Hi,

Can we migrate JIRA from windows to linux, if yes so please provide the step.

 

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Yes, it is possible and simple .

  • when JIRA is running, take a xml backup
  • shutdown JIRA and take a backup of the database and the attachements and any customized templates if any
  • Download JIRA on Linux and install, configure the database setttings and the JIRA home directory.
  • Replace the attachments directory from the old setup to the new setup.
  • Then start importing the xml file

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Migrating+JIRA+to+Another+Server

Note: Make sure you keep the backup safe till the new setup is completed and tested.

Thanks we will start the migration process, if face any issue we will reply you.

 

Hi,

Database backup means XML file backup by web interface?

 

XML backup is indeed the database backup. But I suggest an xml backup and proprietary database backup as well.

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Note that there are two things here - if you have the database running separately, you don't have to do the whole xml thing, you can just move the server element and connect the new server to the existing database.  (Still back it up with the database tools, just in case the new server isn't quite right)

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