Renaming of a JIRA project name

Hi,

We have a request to rename an existing JIRA project name to a different one. I wanted to know the areas this change would impact? I have known about user filters would be impacted. But wanted to know if there would be other impact also?

Also will there be any need to do a project re-indexing or application re-indexing after we rename to avoid any issues? Please suggest if there are any other configurations we need to consider?

Thanks,

Ishrat

2 answers

hi Ishrat,

        Please read the following Atlassian article before editing project Key,

 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver071/editing-a-project-key-802592377.html

 

They have described the post changes notes, So you should required to handle is this carefully,

 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver071/editing-a-project-key-802592377.html#Editingaprojectkey-changesNotesforchangemanagement

 

Hope this will answer your questions

Thanks Mahendran for responding. The document you suggested talks about renaming project KEY. My requirement is only to rename project NAME. I am more concerned to know if it impacts any other places apart from filters? 

Sure, Renaming project will not do major impacts. I have done many time. No issues

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Joe Pitt Community Champion Sep 26, 2016

I've renamed projects before without any issue. However, you can't change the project key.

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