Redmine issue Importer - enable control over user import & more control over field mappings

After importing a project, unfortunately old users (40+ before we hit our user cap) were auto created inside Jira w/o my input. Now I have to delete a bunch of users :(

Also, it'd be best if we had more control of the field mappings. In Redmine, "sprints" are mapped to "versions" in Jira when they should be mapped to Jira sprints. Redmine "releases" should be mapped to Jira versions.

Can anyone help with this?

Thanks!

Yen

2 answers

1 accepted

Hi Yen,

You cannot control the import process of Users in Redmine Importer - always all users are imported to JIRA, so unfortunately you will need to manually remove (or deactivate) unwanted users.

As I recall, "Sprints" and "Releases" are not a standard fileds of Redmine, but it's coming from one of the plugins and we are not planning to support any of the Redmine plugins in the near future - if you think we should, please open an Improvement request under JIM project: https://ecosystem.atlassian.net/browse/JIM

Please correct me if I'm wrong, also let me know if you are facing any other problems with your import process, I'd be more than happy to help you with any of them.

As this posting is almost a year old, is it still the case and we can't control  the import process of Users from Redmine to Jira?  We already created users in JIRA and don't want the duplication.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira

5 ways you can make the most of Jira Software and Bitbucket Cloud

As part of the Bitbucket product team I'm always interested in better understanding what kind of impact the use of our tools have on the way you work. In a recent study we conducted of software devel...

58 views 0 5
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