I want to move an automation from my "test" project to my "live" project within the same jira instance. the projects are otherwise identical, and the rule is somewhat complex. Is there a way to do this without diving into the database?
Yes, you can copy rules with Automation for Jira. So in your 'Live' project you can simply hit the '...' menu top right and select 'Copy rules':
Then you can select the source project & rule you want to copy from your 'test' project.
You can also export/import all rules from a Jira instance as a global admin: https://docs.automationforjira.com/upgrade/import-export.html
So if you use that 'Copy rules' link from my screenshot above, you can copy a rule from one project to another. This is the next screen you get to select the rule you want to copy:
You may have to visit this from the global admin section 'Automation rules' as a global admin to get the list of full projects.
There is no way to export and import an automation. I believe plugins like this https://marketplace.atlassian.com/apps/1211611/configuration-manager-for-jira?hosting=server&tab=overview allow you to sync from one instance to another.
@Milo Grika I think that was the original question at the start of this thread, though. How do you easily duplicate an automation from one "single project" to another "single project"? I haven't been able to do it via an export/import. I can export an automation from a single project, but I seem to only be able to import it at a global level and am unable to import it to another single project, which is a real bummer. Thanks.
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