In this article we will see the step by step process to move JIRA from on-premises or virtual machine to Microsoft Azure VM.

  1. Backup from the existing installation
  2. Provision Azure VM (if you don’t have already)
  3. Install JIRA on Azure VM but don’t run it
  4. Restore JIRA home folder
  5. Create new database
  6. Run JIRA
  7. 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 ...  read more