2 Jira instances on Same host ?

Is it prossibel to setup 2 jira Instances on Same host ?.

using different installation path, data folder path, DB. ??

Please Advise.

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It's possible to run multiple JIRA instances on one machine as long as the instance completes the following requirements:

  • Not sharing the same listening or shutdown port of any other instance or service.
  • Not sharing the same database with another instance.
  • When using services within windows, using 2 different windows service definitions.
  • Not sharing the same JIRA home folder.
  • Not deploying multiple instances using a Single Tomcat Application Container.
  • Having separate licenses for each of the instances.

By default, JIRA runs on port 8080 (and hence is available at (http://<yourserver>:8080, eg. http://localhost:8080).

If you want to run another JIRA instance but already has a service claiming port 8080, there will be a conflict, and JIRA will fail to start. You may see errors like this:

Can you please help in understanding this?

 

  • Not deploying multiple instances using a Single Tomcat Application Container.

Appreciate your response :)

Definitely check the docs posted by the others... but answering your question: Yes, it is possible :-)

Funny thing, have you tried entering the same question in Google? Leads me to the documentation posted here :-)

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