Go to the "Xray" menu and then Select "Test Case Importer" and the select the CSV file format:
The Test Case Importer is also accessible through the Test Plan Board of a project with Xray:
And in the old Jira UI:
File Import step
Provide the source file and settings regarding the file to import.
- An existing configuration file saved from the last import made with this file or a similar one.
- The file encoding used in the CSV source file, this is especially important when the file contains non-ASCII characters. The supported encodings can be seen here.
- The CSV delimiter is the column delimiter used
After the import process has began its status will be periodically updated in the Test Case Importer page. No new import process can be started until the current one finishes.
After the process finishes the result will be visible for about a day and then it will be removed from the page.
Example of 999 5 tests imported successfully:
You may also download the detailed import results, this is useful to get the issue keys of the imported test issues and also to see which tests were not imported and why.
Example of 2 4 tests imported out of 45:
Detailed import result for the example above:
When importing into Test Repository folders, if for any reason the process is unable to create a folder or move a test to the respective folder, the respective tests will be still be migrated and a warning detailing the situation will be written to the import result.
When importing a file, when the import status is being shown, you can download the configuration file that will have all the settings you've set:
And then you can use it when you import the next file (if the configurations are supposed to be the same or similar):