…. and we now explain what is it and how manage it.

A little bit of history

After setup, both Jira and Confluence are configured to perform a XML backup every day You can find this in Administrative section. My suggestion is: disable both and configure a strategy of backup for both Confluence and Jira.


On confluence go to Administration section.  Select Services , as shown in figure:

select Scheduled Jobs under ADMINISTRATION

than you can see the Back Up Confluence job.

The result of this job is create a backup file in standard directory:



Same procedure. Go to Administrative section, as show in figure:

Go to Services entry in ADVANCED

check if exist the entry Backup Service, as show in figure:

Entry is the a scheduled job that create a ZIP backup file in Default Directory (See following figure)


Take a look at this Page for more information.

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