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How to fix Jira Docker Container Permission denied for dbconfig.xml?

I use vagrant to setup a docker container with the following lines "jira",

      image: "atlassian/jira-software",

      args: " -p 8084:8080 -m 2GiB" +

      " --network jiranet" +

      " -e ATL_PROXY_NAME=" +

      " -e ATL_PROXY_PORT=8084" +

      " -e ATL_TOMCAT_CONTEXTPATH=jira" 


During setup I get the following RuntimeIOException.

com.atlassian.jira.util.RuntimeIOException: Error writing database configuration file.
	at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.AbstractJiraHomeDatabaseConfigurationLoader.saveDatabaseConfiguration( [classes/:?]
Caused by: /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/dbconfig.xml (Permission denied) at Method) [?:1.8.0_232] at Source) [?:1.8.0_232] at<init>(Unknown Source) [?:1.8.0_232] at<init>(Unknown Source) [?:1.8.0_232] at<init>(Unknown Source) [?:1.8.0_232] at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.AbstractJiraHomeDatabaseConfigurationLoader.getWriter( [classes/:?] at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.AbstractJiraHomeDatabaseConfigurationLoader.saveDatabaseConfiguration( [classes/:?] ... 150 more

Here the ls for the dir

docker exec jira ls -al /var/atlassian/application-data/jira

total 48

drwxr-xr-x 11 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:47 .

drwxr-xr-x  1 root root 4096 Nov 20 21:16 ..

drwxr-x---  3 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:45 caches

drwxr-x---  3 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:45 data

drwxr-x---  2 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:47 database

-rw-r--r--  1 root root  999 Nov 25 18:45 dbconfig.xml

drwxr-x---  2 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:45 export

drwxr-x---  4 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:45 import

-rw-r-----  1 jira jira    0 Nov 25 18:45 .jira-home.lock

drwxr-x---  2 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:47 log

drwxr-x---  5 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:45 plugins

drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 4096 Nov 25 18:45 __pycache__

drwxr-x---  3 jira jira 4096 Nov 25 18:45 tmp


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Gonchik Tsymzhitov
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Mar 18, 2021


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