Cloud migration
This page contains information for when you're migrating your Jira instance to Cloud. There will be explained which features are available on the platforms.


Manage custom fields for Jira is compatible between Server/ Data Center and Cloud and offers the same functionality. The available functionality will be the same on Server / Data Center / Cloud. The Cloud version of Manage custom fields for Jira can be used in company-managed projects in Jira. Migrating from Server / Data Center to Cloud can be done using the Migration Assistant.

Feature comparison

In the overview below you will see what functionality is available when using Manage custom fields for Jira on Cloud. Manage custom fields for Jira values contains the same functionality.
Server / Data Center
Edit Custom Fields
Disabling and enabling values
Different contexts (single, shared, global)
Create isolated context

How to migrate

You can use the Jira Cloud Migration Assistant to migrate your content to Cloud. There are no additional steps required for migrating Edit Custom Field Values, all you need to do is install Manage custom fields for Jira on the Cloud instance.
The two actions you have to perform once migrated:
(1) Set the context settings (shared, single, global) for your migrated Custom Fields
(2) Set if project admins can create single contexts themselves


If you have any questions regarding the migration to cloud, you can reach out to us in our support desk:
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