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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
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Migrate JIRA configurations using the Configuration Manager add-on

We have discussed how to fully restore a JIRA instance from a backup file, restore a specific project, and how to use the CSV import functionality with important data in JIRA. These utilities are so important that they really make the lives of JIRA administrators easier. They can perform these activities right from the JIRA user interface. The Project Import utility and CSV import are used for migrating one or more projects from one instance of JIRA to another, but the target instance should have the required configuration in place, otherwise these utilities will not work. For instance, if there is a project in a source instance with custom workflow states along with a few custom fields, then the exact configuration of workflow and custom fields should already exist in the target instance. Re-creating these configurations and schemes could be a time-consuming and error prone process.

In various organizations, there is also...