delete custom field

Hi, I want to delete one of the custom field but i want to know the following:

- what will happen to the data available

- can i backup the data before deleting the field

- after deletetion can i create another field and copy the data over to the new one

Regards

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Create the new custom field, copy the data for all issues using Bob's CLI to the new field. Delete off the old field.

Hi Renjith,

Whats Bob's CLI, is it a plugin or software i need to download?

Tx

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It is possible to delete custom fields. This has been discussed in answers before. Have a look at the link and the response from Nic and Eva,

https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/51896/can-i-delete-custom-fields

Rahul

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Hi,

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what does the integrity checker say?

Hi Fayal, if you look at my request...only wanted to know what happens to data when u delete custom field and how can i backup before deletion?

Hi Faysal, if look at my request..i only wanted to know what happens data when u delete a custom field and how can i copy or back it up?

oh my bad. you're completely right.

sorry for that :)

i don't know jira ondemand but there are plugins that allow you to copy values from one field to another...

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Before deleting custom fields you can review their values using Custom Fields Usage plugin

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/systems.npe.jira.cfu/server/overview

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