Upgrading JIRA server from 6.1.5 to 7.3.1 & migrating data

Morning,

 

I need to get production data over to our development server during an upgrade of development.  In the past I think we did an xml backup and then during the upgrade you got an option to point at the xml file that it would then restore.  

The url:  https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/upgrading-confluence-4578.html

has a warning to not do this at the very top of the page.  

This is using MS Sql.  What is the recommended way to get the data over if I cannot use the xml?  

Anybody have a doc/steps they use that they can share to do this process?

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Hi David,

The doc you are referencing is for the Confluence application.  The XML backup is definitely ok for JIRA:

Restoring data

Restoring data from an xml backup

You can also use a native backup to restore from using the steps in Restoring information from a native backup.

Hopefully that clears things up a bit!

Cheers,

Branden

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