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How can the error be fixed. No changes made & similar problem solutions never worked Bitbucket5.10.1

[XX@XXX bin]# ./
The JRE_HOME environment variable is not defined correctly
This environment variable is needed to run this program
Edit and define JRE_HOME

Startup has been aborted

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Alexis Robert Community Leader Apr 17, 2020

Hi @nancy_d_matthews , 


the error message says to check the JRE_HOME setting in file, can you have a look at it and make sure it's the correct value ? 


Let me know if this helps, 




This has been working and until yesterday as I try to start the server.

The PATH is set to the jre home inside the bitbucket folder.



And others like tomcat uses:

$JAVA_HOME =/app/appadmin/java1.8/jre1.8.0_231

Alexis Robert Community Leader Apr 17, 2020

Hi @nancy_d_matthews , 


did you change anything since yesterday ? From what I can see the JRE_HOME is correctly set but it might be because the JRE location has changed.

Also, can you let me know how you're starting Bitbucket ? Is it from the command line, or a init.d script or something else ? 



Nothing has been changed.

I use ./ from the command line on the bin directory for the start.

Alexis Robert Community Leader Apr 19, 2020

Can you check what is defined for JRE_HOME in the file ? and also, what is the result of 

echo $JRE_HOME

This will help identify the issue.





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