Change Home Page to Confluence

I just set up onDemand Confluence & Jira. But for some strange reason Jira is being displayed under the root url.

How can I change that to Confluence?

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For the record, there is an open Improvement for this at

Atlassian OnDemand is always going to default to JIRA as the landing page /default application if it is enabled on your instance. Unfortunately, this is not currently configurable (due to a platform limitation...aka there is no feature request open for it).

On another side: If I was to purchase those licenses and host Confluence / Jira on my own server, would I then be able to change this behavior?

Can I also transfer all data from the OnDemand to the Self-Hosted setup?

If you install JIRA and Confluence on a local server, they will be two separate applications, so you could direct people to login directly to Confluence, bypassing JIRA completely (there is no way to install an OnDemand suite locally). Note that this way you would be able to link the two applications.

Another option is to have two OnDemand instances, one with JIRA and one with only Confluence...this way the Confluence instance would default to the Confluence home page. The down side of this is that you can not have two OnDemand instances talk to each other, so all link/"suite" functionality would be lost.

You can request an export/backup from a (non free-trial) OnDemand instance by submitting a support request.

Dudes, seriously? I cannot change my default application?? That's weak! We're really annoyed by this situation..


This is a pretty big problem mainly because the OnDemand JIRA dashboard gives so little control over what you can communicate to users on the landing page.

Any chance for an iFrame gadget? Or a redirect? Those would be huge helps!

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