Including story points when importing into Jira OnDemand (CSV)

When importing a CSV file into an OnDemand version of Jira, how do I include story points along with my issues? During the "field mapping" stage, there is no "Story Points" target field in the list.

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Two things that you must have in order to show Story Points in the Import window:

  • Custom Field
  • Please read this link:

I can't see my Story Points field in the Issue Detail View
Custom fields in JIRA (story points is a custom field) can be configured with a context that restricts it's usage to certain projects and/or issue types. To check this, please go to Administration >> Custom Fields. Look out for the Available Context(s) column.
By default the Story Points field is only configured for Epic and Story issue types. So if you have a board with Story and Bug issue types, you won't be able to see the Story Points field for all bugs in that board.

This got me 95% of the way there.  I also needed to make sure that the field was associated to both the Bug screen and the Issue screen for my project.  You can do that from the JIRA Administration >> Issues >> Custom Fields view mentioned above.  Find the Story Points field, and from the gear dropdown menu, choose Screens.  Set the field as Selected for the screens in your project.

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Have you created Story points as a custom field?

Yes, and the custom field is visible in our various screens.

I ended up just importing story points through a comment body field and manually assigning them to each imported story. Brutal, but I couldn't find any other way as Story Points was not included in the list of available fields (for mapping purposes).

November 2017 and this feature is still not implemented...

I don't know where you're looking, as Cloud has been able to import Story Points since it started.

Please, try again, you're missing something.

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