How to Automatically Create a JIRA Project Using the JIRA CLI

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This recipe provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a JIRA project and associate existing schemes to it using the JIRA Command Line Utility (CLI) add-on. This allows a JIRA Administrator to quickly, consistently and flawlessly create new projects when requested by your users, especially after you have created your project templates to standardize your organization's use for JIRA.

You will need JIRA Administrator permissions to your JIRA instance in order to complete this recipe.

(info) It will take you approximately 5 minutes to complete this recipe.

(warning) Note that this recipe is currently optimized for JIRA 6.4. Stay tuned for another version optimized for JIRA 7.

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  • Install the latest downloadable JIRA CLI Client on your computer.
  • If you have not done so already, follow all of the CLI installation instructions for JIRA including the steps marked optional.
  • Open a  command window you'll use to execute CLI commands. 


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