migrate data between columns

I have created a new custom column which will replace an existing column. The new column is a database lookup column, but I'm assuming this data gets loaded in the JIRA database somewhere.

 

How can I migrate the existing data (found in the existing column), which will eventually be removed and move this into the space identified by the new column?

 

Kind Regards

 

Sam.

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What do you mean by "columns" here?  Do you really mean columns, or actually fields?

If it is a database lookup field (provided by one of the database field add-ons), then you'll need to extract your existing data and copy it over to the external database, then hack it into the internal JIRA database as well.

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