Can we do a hot JAR file update in JIRA?


(1) Where to put the plug-in JAR file if we want to update it manually.

Referring to

We are using JIRA 7.2.x
And after down-loading "JIRA Drag and Drop Attachment Plugin 4.3.10",
where to put it.

(2) How do we know if it is plug-in1 or plug-in2?

(3) Can we just replace the existing JAR file, while JIRA is live?  Or we need to shut down JIRA first, before we can replace the file?

Thank you.


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Steven Behnke Community Champion Aug 03, 2017

Do not touch the files on the filesystem.

In JIRA, navigate to Administration > Manage Add-ons. Select Upload add-on. Upload the appropriate add-on file.

This should be all that is required.


Thanks for your advise and steps on how to perform the update!


Steven Behnke Community Champion Aug 04, 2017

I am happy to help. 

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