Upgrade procedure for jira with SSL and HTTPS

We want to implement HTTPS and SSL, and we have setup our test server. However after an upgrade, I noticed that we have to setup HTTPS and SSL all over again.

Is it possible to copy and override the modified files such us server.xml and cacerts file from a backup or each time we upgrade do I have to reinstall the certificates?

Secondly, are there modifications to these files when going from version 6.x to 7.x?

Thank you

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David Currie Atlassian Team Nov 23, 2015

You can copy across the cacerts file no problems, server.xml may change between versions however (particularly 6 to 7 as Tomcat changes from 7 to 8). Best thing to do is diff the old and the new files to verify if there are any changes.

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