FAQ on Confluence Server to Confluence Cloud migration

Users who are migrating from server to cloud will be able to retain all macro data. Your questions around this scenario have been captured and responded to below.

Question

How do I migrate  Linking for Confluence Cloud?

Answer

Migrate your content with the Cloud Migration Assistant by Atlassian. All the app data will be migrated automatically.


Question

Is there anything I need to know before doing the migration?

Answer

Only some macros in Linking for Confluence are available in Cloud:

Other Linking for Confluence server macros not available in Cloud but still be migrated without data loss (read more below).

  • Some server macros such as Incoming Links & Outgoing Links are next in our roadmap. Subscribe at LINK-I-85 to learn more
Question

What happens to the macros / parameters that are not available in Cloud? Will my data be lost?

Answer
  • While these macros / parameters does not have any output and the values are ignored in Cloud, all data will be retained. Some of the macros will be coming to Cloud in future releases.
  • After the migration, all the unavailable macros in View Page mode will be hidden to prevent you from getting the "Unknown macro" errors.
Question

How do I access data from these legacy macros or specific macro parameters?

Answer

Legacy macros:

  • You can access the data by accessing the page's storage format by choosing   >  View Storage Format . 

Legacy parameters:

  • The data will be visible when in edit mode for now.
Question

Do I have to do anything to make these data available once the macro feature has been made fully supported in Cloud in future?

Answer

These functions will automatically pick up the migrated data and work automatically.

Question

Are there any special cases that I need to be aware of?

Answer

Yes. please see below:

  • The Add Page and  Add Page via Form macros may not be displayed the same way in Cloud as they were in Server. For example, if the macro is integrated with a third-party macro, you’ll still need to install that first.
Question

Can I expedite or influence the delivery of a macro or function I need in the cloud?

Answer

Yes, please complete our ongoing survey. We encourage you to vote for the function and/or feature you would like to see in Cloud.



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Which server feature would you like to see in Cloud? Please feel free to take our ongoing survey and we will prioritize accordingly.