How can I make server public in local wifi environment

I have two computers in the same WIFI home, how did I configure the server to make it local public which allow another computer to browser the JIRA server running on the other laptop?

1 answer

0 votes

That's a networking question, not a JIRA one, but...

JIRA runs as a web service, so it's "listening" for connections on an ip address and port.  All you need to do is point another computer at that ip:port combination.  So if computer running JIRA is 192.168.0.42 and it's on port 8080, then the other computer can use JIRA by going to http://192.168.0.42:8080

Anything more than that is very much a network question (using names instead of addresses, static ip addresses, making it available outside the network etc)

The one thing that could bite you on the simple answer is security - a lot of computers will be firewalled by default, so you may need to open up port 8080 on the firewall on the JIRA box.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 27, 2018 in Portfolio for Jira

Introducing a new planning experience in Portfolio for Jira (Server/DC)

In the past, Portfolio for Jira required a high degree of detail–foresight that was unrealistic for many businesses to   have–in   order to produce a reliable long-term roadmap. We're tur...

2,304 views 12 19
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you