JIRA Core 7.9.x release notes

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Read the upgrade notes for important info about this release and see the full list of issues resolved. If you're looking for other release notes:


Searching through versions with a wildcard

Searching through version fields with a wildcard was one of the most demanded features suggested by our users, and today we’re making it happen. Whether it’s 9, 9.1, or any other derivative you’re looking for, you can now find it with a simple query that uses the ~ operator and an asterisk to indicate the location of unknown characters (regardless of how many there are).

To illustrate this with an example, if you’d like to find all issues within the 9.x line, your search query would look like this: fixVersion ~ “9.*”. Go ahead, try it out, and bring some beauty to your queries! Learn more

Microsoft SQL Server 2016

We're welcoming another supported database to our family—Microsoft SQL Server 2016. Learn more

Small improvements to make your day

  • Delimiters for CSV
    You can choose one of the four most commonly used delimiters when exporting your issues to CSV. These are comma, semicolon, vertical bar, and caret (this one: ^). If you’d like to try it out, just search for some issues in JIRA, and then hit Export > CSV in the top-right corner. Learn more

  • Disabling empty JQL queries
    When you use a filter with an empty JQL query, it will retrieve all possible issues, which can have a serious impact on performance if you throw a couple of these on your boards and gadgets. To avoid that, we’ve added a global setting that lets you decide how an empty JQL query behaves: either returning all issues (like it is now), or no results at all. Learn more

  • IPv6 for MySQL databases
    You can now connect JIRA to your MySQL database using an IPv6 address. Learn more

Resolved issues

Issues resolved in 7.9.0

Released on 9 April 2018

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Issues resolved in 7.9.1

Released on 24 April 2018, removed on 7 May 2018.

This release has been removed because of this bug, and should not be used.

Issues resolved in 7.9.2

Released on 8 May 2018

We have made changes to our BTF analytics plugin to improve the quality and accuracy of information we collect.

Upgrade your JIRA Server/Data Center instance to this version to get the improvements.

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Last modified on Apr 4, 2018

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