Unable to import data into JIRA server



I am currently looking to migrate and merge two cloud instances into one. For this to work i am migrating my cloud instances into server. However, i am unable to migrate my first instance into server as i keep running into this error


Error importing data: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: [GenericEntity.setString] "textvalue" is not a field of


Any idea what is causing this and how I can get past it. Need help URGENTLY PLEASE !!!

1 answer

Could you provide full message with error?

Hi Vasiliy,


Attached are the application-JIRA. logs.


Is there anything else that you require?



Hi Vasiliy


Here is the entire error message


2018-01-16 10:35:43,138 JiraImportTaskExecutionThread-1 ERROR anonymous 634x15x1 mb8i8z 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1 /secure/SetupImport.jspa [c.a.j.bc.dataimport.DefaultDataImportService] Error importing data: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: [GenericEntity.setString] "textvalue" is not a field of
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: [GenericEntity.setString] "textvalue" is not a field of
at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericEntity.setString(GenericEntity.java:364)
at com.atlassian.jira.bc.dataimport.OfbizImportHandler.endElement(OfbizImportHandler.java:528)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.endElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanEndElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.jaxp.SAXParserImpl$JAXPSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at com.atlassian.security.xml.RestrictedXMLReader.parse(RestrictedXMLReader.java:103)
at com.atlassian.jira.bc.dataimport.DefaultDataImportService.parseXmlAndValidateBackupData(DefaultDataImportService.java:397)
at com.atlassian.jira.bc.dataimport.DefaultDataImportService.doImport(DefaultDataImportService.java:297)
at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.setup.DataImportAsyncCommand.call(DataImportAsyncCommand.java:60)
at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.setup.DataImportAsyncCommand.call(DataImportAsyncCommand.java:28)
at com.atlassian.jira.task.ImportTaskManagerImpl$TaskCallableDecorator.call(ImportTaskManagerImpl.java:157)
at com.atlassian.jira.task.ImportTaskManagerImpl$TaskCallableDecorator.call(ImportTaskManagerImpl.java:133)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:266)
at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java:511)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:266)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1142)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:617)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)

Here are the entire logs



It seems you are not the only one having this issue, while researching the very same for a customer I came across this post and this bug report:


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