CLI ---- Configuration Issue: Bad Interpreter: No Such File Or Directory ("bin/bash" not found)

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  1. CLI version === atlassian-cli-3.0.0
  2. Environment
    • JIRA === v5.1.7
    • Unix via putty
    • Java === v1.6.0.12
  3. Command line causing problem
    • ./atlassian.sh
    • ./jira.sh
  4. Output of command using --version or -v option === N/A
  5. Stack trace from server logs if applicable === N/A

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>>> What I've done:

  • CLI client === installed
  • automation user account in JIRA === done with all rights
  • atlassian.sh file === configured
  • jira.sh file === configured

>>> Error message I'm receiving when running ./atlassian.sh

    • interpreter "bin/bash" not found
    • file link resolves to "/usr/bin/bash"
    • bash: ./atlassian.sh: bin/bash: bad interpreter: no such file or directory

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Can you recommend any guidance or help?

Thank you so much

1 answer

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Peter Koczan Atlassian Team Nov 20, 2012

Could you try changing the first line of the .sh

from: #!/bin/bash

to: #!/usr/bin/bash

and see if that helps?

or, as root:

ln -s /usr/bin/bash /bin/bash

Dear Peter --- thank you so much ---- it worked! I ran the simple command: ./atlassian.sh jira --action getSystemInfo ... and it returned the version perfectly.

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wondering about a couple of other items:

  • I created the automation account using internal directory.
  • When attempting to add a comment via CLI, or even just get the issue details via CLI, I get the following errors:
    • com.atlassian.jira.rpc.exception.RemotePermissionException: No Permission To Perform Operation

I've given the automation account permission to do everything in every project.

Do you have any insights into this permission exception?

Thank you again!!!

Hi Peter --- quick addendum... I am able to use the --action getIssueList --project XXX

without any problems. When I attempt to use the --action getIssue --issue XXX-123

I receive the permission error...

Please let me know if it would be more appropriate to create a new Answers thread abou this. Thanks for your guidance and patience.

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