In this article we will see the step by step process to move JIRA from on-premises or virtual machine to Microsoft Azure VM.
- Backup from the existing installation
- Provision Azure VM (if you don’t have already)
- Install JIRA on Azure VM but don’t run it
- Restore JIRA home folder
- Create new database
- Run JIRA
- Restore database
1. Backup from the existing installation
First take the database backup, login as administrator, go to System menu and click on Import & Export ...