Automate backups for Jira Cloud

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Jira Cloud does not support automated backups. Currently, you can perform data-only backups (which exclude attachments, avatars, and logos) at any time. When you create a backup that includes attachments, avatars, and logos, you will need to wait 48 hours from the last time you created a backup with attachments.

This page provides a workaround that Atlassian Support cannot guarantee any assistance with. It is provided for your information only. To stay updated on the progress of this feature request, please watch  CLOUD-6498 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Workaround to automate backups

Atlassian has Bash, Powershell, and Python scripts that are not officially supported and are provided as-is. Use these scripts to generate a backup file that you can download. Depending on the operating system being used, you can schedule the backup using Cron. Keep in mind that backups are only stored for seven days.

DescriptionJira Cloud does not support automated backups. This page provides a workaround for informational purposes only.
Last modified on Feb 7, 2021

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