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I can't run both jira and confluence on aws Edited

hi,
 
I purchased JIRA and Confluence licenses.


I installed it on one AWS EC2 instance, but when I run both of them, I do not run one.
If you run JIRA first, Confluence will not run, and if you run Confluence, JIRA will not run.
What should I do? Let me know how to fix it.

 

error message :

Existing PID file found during start.

Removing/clearing stale PID file.

Tomcat started.

 

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Alexis_Robert Community Leader Aug 02, 2018

Hello, 

 

what AWS server are your using ? how much RAM do you have ?

You should remember that both Confluence and Jira need a minimum of 4GB RAM each, so your server should not have less than 8GB at the very minimum.

 

Also, you shoud try and look at the "<JIRA_HOME>/log/atlassian-jira.log" file and look for line starting  with ERROR if you want to give useful log information.

 

Let me know if this helps, 

 

--Alexis

Actually, you can run both for a smallish number of users on a machine with only 4Gb RAM.  (For up to 100 users, 1Gb RAM each will work, although I'd be looking at 1.5 well before I got to 100 users).  They don't need that amount of memory until you start to put significant load on them.

Alexis_Robert Community Leader Aug 02, 2018

From my experience on AWS with small VPS, you'll have significant slowdowns with 2GB RAM and need a big swap file as well, otherwise your instance will crash with OutOfMemory errors.

I wouldn't even try to run both on the same 4GB server, unless it's a dedicated machine.

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You need to read the log files to find out what the errors are.  It might be memory related, but I suspect it is something else.

We can't really tell you much more than that, you need to read the logs.

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