Jira Software 9.16.x upgrade notes

Here are some important notes on upgrading to Jira Software 9.16.x. For details of the new features and improvements in this release, see the Jira Software 9.16 release notes.

Upgrading from 8.x to 9.x triggers full Jira reindex that causes some downtime during the process. If you’re on 8.x now, make sure you’ve estimated the downtime and set the best time for the upgrade.

Learn more about how to handle full reindex and estimate downtime

Changes to supported platforms

This release of Jira Software doesn’t introduce any changes to supported platforms.

 App developers

For any important changes regarding apps, check out the Jira changelog.

 Upgrade procedure

Upgrading from Jira version 9.x.x? 

  • See Upgrading Jira applications for complete upgrade procedures, including all available upgrade methods and pre-upgrade steps. 

  • For a more tailored upgrade, go to Jira administration > Applications > Plan your upgrade. We’ll recommend a version to upgrade to, run pre-upgrade checks, and provide you with a custom upgrade guide with step-by-step instructions.
Last modified on May 24, 2024

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