Jira Service Management 5.3.x upgrade notes
Below are some important notes on upgrading to Jira Service Management 5.3.x. For details on the new features and improvements in this release, see:
Jira Service Management 5.3 has a known issue that is causing the Atlassian Jira Diagnostics app to create excess threads, which leads to a degradation in performance. In situations of elevated database activity — for example, during a full reindex — this may lead to the entire instance crashing.
End of support announcements
For the list of supported platforms, see Supported platforms.
See Preparing for Jira 9.3 for any important changes regarding apps.
To help you upgrade to the latest and greatest:
- 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.