Move Jira DB (Oracle DB) from server to another server


Could we only copy the DB from a server to another server and change teh conenction from JIRA App, or this process needs third party tools ?

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Yes you can move Oracle and change the connection settings to another server. Make sure the driver and JIRA supports the new Oracle installation.

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The easiest way to do the "copy" is to export your JIRA data to xml, swap the database over to a clean empty new one, as Niclas says, and then import the xml.  The xml does report the database it was exported from, but is otherwise completely agnostic - it's designed to be used to change between databases.  It even works for unsupported databases (although I would not recommend running unsupported)

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