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Migration methods

The Smart Attachments app supports data migration through Jira Cloud Migration Assistant only. Import of the XML backup file will not migrate the Smart Attachments data to Cloud.

Functionality migration specifics

This page shows what features of the Smart Attachments app can be migrated from the Server / Data Center to Cloud.

FunctionalityCan be migrated to CloudSpecifics of migration
Category attribution(tick)
  • In Jira Cloud, the app does not use categories, while it uses labels instead. They provide more flexibility.
  • During migration, the category attribution is converted into the label attribution. You can further group attachments by labels.
Global access restrictions(error)Unavailable in the Cloud app due to technical limitations of Jira Cloud.
Status-specific access restrictions(error)Unavailable in the Cloud app due to technical limitations of Jira Cloud.
Document revisions(error)Document revisions are grouped automatically if their names are matching.
Post-functions(error)You will have to add a post-function manually.
Validators(error)You will have to add a validator manually.
Conditions(error)

If you need any feature from the Server/DC version of Smart Attachments, please drop your request at tech-support@stiltsoft.com.

Pre-migration checklist

  1. The latest version of the Smart Attachments for Jira Cloud is installed. There is no pending update.
  2. Smart Attachments 2.12.0 or newer is installed on your Jira Server / Data Center.
  3. Jira Cloud Migration Assistant  or newer is installed on your Jira Server / Data Center.

  4. The migration-assistant.app-migration.feature is enabled at <Confluence_URL>/admin/darkfeatures.action.


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