We have JIRA, JIRA Agile, JIRA Capture, and Confluence OnDemand. We have one or more recurring projects that have over a hundred (hundreds of?) tasks. The tasks for each project are the same or very similar, so making a copy or clone of an entire project (less comments, probably) would be ideal. Since most of the useful plug-ins for this kind of operation are unavailable to us in OnDemand, is there another way? Bulk Move isn't an option because we need to keep the history. Help?
OK, Bob. I'm thoroughly confused. When I look at the download page, it says "Licensed Software
Only paid or evaluation license holders should download versions marked 3.0 or higher. SeeAtlassian CLI license for more details." And when I click that link, it talks about plugins (which aren't avaliable for OnDemand users." So am I supposed to buy a plugin for the download version, then just use the client interface? I'm no tech whiz (can you guess) or I'd have JIRA on our server instead of hosted.
What I need to know is 1) can I use it to clone projects with their issues and 2) what is it going to cost?
Yes, it is confusing :(. We are working on improving that, but there are some current limitations with this type of product on the Marketplace. In the meantime, the FAQ on that page deals with this:
12. What needs to be done for OnDemand customers? The same license requirement applies, obtain a license for one of the CLI plugins for the download user level equivalent to your OnDemand instance. You cannot install the plugin in OnDemand, but that is ok - see #4.
I recommend you do a Try it free first to make sure it satisfies your needs. Then you can contact us directly with other questions.
Dear Bob Swift,
I used the JCLI to copy a project in the cloud succesfully, but all the issues and tasks are not copied. So I basically copied just the name and the workflow.
I saw the command cloneIssues, but this works only with Clone Plus. But Clone Plus works not in the cloud.
Is there a way to copy also all the issues and tasks also in the cloud? Thank you for your help
For Jira cloud, there is now a marketplace add-on called Deep Clone for Jira that allows to bulk-clone up to 1000 issues at once. You should be able to clone all issues of a project into another project with it.
Disclaimer: I'm the product manager of this add-on.
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