Upgrading Jira applications
Reasons to upgrade
A new version means new features, better performance, and continued support to name just a few. Here you can read more about the benefits of upgrading.
Not sure what steps an upgrade involves, or maybe did it a thousand times and just need a quick cheat sheet? Grab this handy checklist for an overview of all steps.
Let's get these steps out of the way to make sure you have a smooth upgrade.
Testing the upgrade
Create a replica of your Jira instance in a testing environment, so you can test the upgrade.
Preparing for the upgrade
Get Jira ready for the upgrade by running a health check, checking app compatibility, and creating backups.
Not sure which one to choose? Learn more about upgrade methods
Clustered Jira Data Center
Keep Jira active during the upgrade
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