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Attachment Categories:

JIRA Admin will be able to customize each project attachement categories per issuetype here is a small how to:

  1. go to your project adminitration page
  2. From the Bottom Left you will find "JAM Attachements Category"   
                                                                      
  3. You will land on the Category administration similar to the below
                                                              
  4. From here you can add one to many categories by adding the Name and selecting the issuetypes where they shall appear

    Info

    When you remove an issue type from a certain categorie the corresponding Attachement will be moved to the default "Uncategorized" category

    The Categories will appear on the issues and you will be able to edit the attachment category as shown below
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    1. Click on "Edit Attachment Category"
    2. Select the Attachment by ticking the box
    3. Click on "Move selected attachment" and select the category that you need the attachment to be moved to

     

    Tip

    You can always disable the categories by Selecting "Enable Attachment Category" to Off

Export your attachments

You can go to the extraction section by either clicking on the administration icon on your top right corner and clicking on "Add-ons", or by simply typing "g+g"  and searching for "Extract Attachments". Once you are in the extraction section, you will see the below screen:

From here, you need to select your project(s), whether or not choose if you want to zip/unzip your extraction and a valid path on the server where JIRA is installed. Once you have filled the needed informations, you have to simply click on the "Extract" button. Now JAM will start extracting and collecting all the attachments of the selected projects. The extraction time depends on the size of the attachments and the server specs.

As you can see in the previous screenshot, that once the extraction is done, a new record is added in the history. You will see it's physical location on the server, name, the selected projects in that operation, the user who has triggered it and the size of the file. You will be able also to either download the file locally or simply delete it from the system.

You can also select the record and click on "Clear" button to remove the record from the history but keep it physically.

Also you will be able to download the extractions to your local machine or delete them from the server.


Import your attachments

You can go to the extraction section by either clicking on the administration icon on your top right corner and clicking on "Add-ons", or by simply typing "g+g"  and searching for "Import Attachments". Once you are in the import section, you will see the below screen:

Now all you have to do is choose the file that you have already downloaded from a second instance and then JAM will parse it and show all the projects that this file contains and you can choose what project attachment you want to import.

 


And once done, you will get a report of how many attachment issues were imported in each project.