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Has anyone successfully automated their backups for Jira Cloud?

I know Atlassian has an export endpoint for Jira Cloud projects but doesn't provide a supported script to automatically use it, but that some 3rd-party scripts exist for this purpose.


Has anyone found these useful? If not, what are you using to take regular backups of your Jira Cloud site?

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Stefan Salzl Community Leader Jun 20, 2022

Hi @Danny Grenzowski _Rewind_ 

It´s been a while now but I once had to implement this for a customer and I was able to manage with information from following links:


I configured the shell scripts from the above mentioned repo and created a cron-job to recurringly process the backup.


Hope this helps.


Girish_Shenoy Community Leader Jun 20, 2022

Hi Stefan,

If you need a fool proof solution, there is a third party app called Revyz for Jira, this will do automatic backup and also allows you to perform issue level restoration. I am currently testing their Beta and its working very well. 

They are currently giving early access for free, you can try it . visit

Hope this helps you.

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Revyz provides one of the best Jira Automated Backups. Revyz provides many valuable services when it comes to Jira, some of which are -

1 Daily Automatic and on-demand backups

2 Easy, Granular restores

3 End to End native atlassian experience

4 Quick restores

5 Audit all your backup and restore activities.

Revyz takes pride in providing all these activities at the most affordable prices. Revyz takes care of all the hassle and deals with any kind of accidental data loss, giving you the much needed peace of mind. Choose the best Jira Automated Backups for a smooth and seamless experience. For more info, visit

Yes, I've been able to automate our JIRA and Confluence backups to AWS by tweaking the community provided scripts. 

In essence its a Python script alongside an accompanying Dockerfile allows an image to be built and then subsequently pushed and stored to AWS ECR (Elastic Container Registry). This can then be executed via a cron job using AWS EventBridge. On success or failure, the script invokes the Slack Messaging lambda (passes a JSON Array string) to provide a live notification to Slack.

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I've done it using Automation but I just have it set to run weekly.

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