Backing up data

This section describes how to back up your Jira database and [shared] home directory, and establish processes for maintaining continual backups. Backing up your data is the first step in upgrading to a new release of Jira or converting your existing single-node installation to a clustered Data Center configuration.

Creating a complete backup of Jira involves both backing up the database and the Jira application [shared] home directory.

The following pages describe the details of backing up specific parts of Jira and using the built-in database backup service to perform automated, periodical backups of the database:

Last modified on Mar 16, 2023

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