export epics and stories in a csv

Hi everyone,

I need to export all my backlog in a csv. Versions, Epics and stories (with the link between them).

Exporting stories works fine. But how can I export the epics? I don't want to loose the link between epics and stories.

Thanks for your help.


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Hello Jean-Marc, with the default Jira export to CSV you can't export what you need. 

You will need to use a third-party app, one that fits you is Exporter: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.deiser.jira.exporter/server/overview

It allows you to export to CSV no only Stories and epics but their link, issue comments, and transitions. In case of Server instances, also Attachments.

I hope it helps,


Thanks David for your quick answer.

Basically I need to migrate the whole product backlog of a project running on a JIRA instance hosted on Amazon, to another project running on another JIRA instance .

CSV file is the only way I 've found to do it. I'll have a look at Exporter.

Yes, the CSV export is made especially for migrations.

Good luck the migration, btw!

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You can take this path:

  1. Use the Better Excel Plugin to export epics and stories and whatever info is needed to an Excel file
  2. Open that in Excel
  3. Polish the data if necessary (renaming items, etc.)
  4. Then export that to a CSV file

I am a developer working on this app, and we have several users who took this path.

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