Upgrading from 6.4 to 7.x in JIRA. Do I need to be aware of any upgrade issues beforehand and what they are?
Does someone have a list or items which can cause upgrade to fail?
From 6.4 to 7.1 is pretty straight forward, just the usual stuff:
Save a copy of your:
server.xml (http/https ports)
cacerts (ssl certs)
web.xml (depending on your customizations)
Do the add-on compatibility check, and disable all plugins not supported by the target version.
Once JIRA is upgraded, update UPM first, then upgrade all plugins.
And as usual, ALWAYS do it on a test-instance which is a 1 to 1 mirror of your production, before going ahead and doing it something production critical.
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