There are some differences between JIRA 7 and 6 in the configuration items managed by Project Configurator. The plugin is prepared to take a configuration exported from JIRA 6 and adapt it to JIRA 7, as this is considered a likely use case. If you need to move your configurations in the reverse direction follow these steps.
4. The transformed XML file created in step 3 can be imported into a JIRA 6 instance.
Remember that there are a few configuration elements in JIRA 7 that do not exist in JIRA 6. The transformation described above will remove all those elements from the configuration file so that it can be imported into JIRA 6. These elements are:
The transformation file is designed to display a message when any of these elements are removed from the configuration. This should help you to assess the possible impact of these changes. The messages would be like: