Moving Jira MS SQL database to another server

20 Feb

In order for move the MS SQL database for Jira (same OS), I did the following:

  1. Shutdown application/service Jira
  2. Backup ms sql Jira database
  3. Restore the backup to another MS SQL server
  4. Check that the “jira” user for the database can log into the database (very often you have to recreate the user with the correct password)
  5. Edit C:\Program Files (x86)\Atlassian\Application Data\JIRA\dbconfig.xml
    • jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://SERVERNAME:1433/AtlassianJIRA
  6. Startup application/service Jira
  7. If there is error – check log fileC:\Program Files (x86)\Atlassian\JIRA\logs

Read more:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Switching+Databases

 

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