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A backup of the App creates a dump of the application


database only. 

It does not include Jira issue data (Jira backup is a separate process that

results in

creates a

creation of a

Jira backup file). 


Instructions on how to:


Jira backup vs App restore


BigPicture App Configuration > Advanced > Database dumps allows you to create (and download) a backup of the state of the BigPicture app.
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How does a "restore" work?

An App restore overwrites current app data and replaces it with the state saved in the dump. There is no possibility of merging two different states of the app:

  • you can't combine two dumps

  • you can't amend an existing state