Problems configuring SSL for Bitbucket

I have installed and purchased the latest Bitbucket and I like it very much. Since I am on the latest version I have to use the properties file instead of the server.xml file to configure the ssl connector.

Here is what I have so far:


I picked 8444 instead of 8443 because jira is listening on 8443. This is because I have jira, bitbucket and bamboo installed on the same server.

I use the stop service bat file to stop both services then add these lines and start the services again (with the bat file). The bitbucket service starts successfully. The error log is empty at this point. After I access the page I get this error:

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at org.springframework.boot.loader.Launcher.launch(
at com.atlassian.bitbucket.internal.launcher.BitbucketServerLauncher.start(
at com.atlassian.bitbucket.internal.launcher.BitbucketServerLauncher.main(
Caused by: org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.tomcat.ConnectorStartFailedException: Connector configured to listen on port 8444 failed to start
at org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.tomcat.TomcatEmbeddedServletContainer.checkThatConnectorsHaveStarted(
at org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.tomcat.TomcatEmbeddedServletContainer.start(
at org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.EmbeddedWebApplicationContext.startEmbeddedServletContainer(
at org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.EmbeddedWebApplicationContext.finishRefresh(
at org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.EmbeddedWebApplicationContext.refresh(
at org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication.refresh(
at org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication.refreshContext(
at com.atlassian.bitbucket.internal.boot.BitbucketServerApplication.start(
at com.atlassian.bitbucket.internal.boot.BitbucketServerApplication.main(
... 8 more

I am using windows server 2012 r2 with IIS. I verified the port is not listening with

netstat -aon | find "8444"

This makes sense given the error above.

Is anyone else running the latest bitbucket with ssl on IIS? What's your properties config look like?

1 answer

In bitbucket_home/shared/


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