Tag: jira

Atlassian JIRA support for unsupported OpenJDK

Atlassian JIRA does not support OpenJDK. Oracle has changed it licensing for Oracle JDK.  With that in mind, the goal is to use OpenJDK as a replacement for the Oracle JDK. This is possible and easy to do. Search for your jira install %JIRA_HOME/jira/bin/check-java.sh.  On the line that contains "java version" change it to "openjdk version", then restart your install...Read More »

Create systemd services for Atlassian Apps

While working with the Atlassian products over the years, a pattern emerges. Even though there are distinct differences in their setup and configurations, the installation process can be generalized. One of the post-installation considerations to make is in the manual creation of a service.  The benefit of a service is that it will automate the running of the application, rather...Read More »

Create a service for JIRA for Linux

Atlassian JIRA is a bug and issue tracker. Atlassian JIRA lets you priorities, assign, track, report and audit issues from software bugs, helpdesk tickets, project tasks to change requests. On a CentOS 6.5 Linux install, an instance of JIRA was installed. Upon completion, a service to automate the start, stop, restart, and status needed to be created manually. One of...Read More »

JIRA Does Not Authenticate with Subversion – Resolved!

An early configuration where JIRA and Subversion were installed on the same server using LDAP for user credentials worked as designed. However, the design of the working environment was modified significantly: New hardware, upgraded applications, and JAVA versions. JIRA would be installed on one server and Subversion on another. In this new configuration, JIRA was no longer able to authenticate…

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How-to merge JIRA instances UPDATED

A situation developed where two independent installations of JIRA needed to be combined into a single installation. The problem, however, is no native built-in capabilities to allow for this. This would not be such a simple task, however, someone developed a process to achieve this goal. Still not a simple task. This process has not been updated in a while,…

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Create a service for JIRA on CentOS 5 or RHEL 5

Atlassian JIRA is a bug and issue tracker. Atlassian JIRA lets you priorities, assign, track, report and audit your ‘issues,’ whatever they may be — from software bugs and help-desk tickets to project tasks and change requests. After installing JIRA, on a CentOS 5.2 Linux installation, I wanted to automate the starting and stopping of JIRA by creating a service….

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