How to change Base URL? How to define if Jira configured to use a reverse proxy?

Hi,

We have JIRA installed on https://jira.aaa.company.com, we need to shrink that URL to https://jira.company.com

I know we need to change a base URL in JIRA configuration from a webUI. But how do we change our current tomcat settings to reflect our requested url of https://jira.company.com/? I know it's being done somewhere in  server.xml file, but what exactly need to be changed there? I'm not sure if we have some kind of reverse proxy in place. I know JIRA was installed with whatever was in a package with JIRA out of the box, I can tell it's a Tomcat but not sure if it's working as a reverse proxy. Could you also please advice if it's working as a reverse proxy out of the box?

Thanks in advance!


Rgds

Taras

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Hi Taras, 

To know if do you have a reverse proxy setup on JIRA, check your <jira-install-folder>/conf/server.xml and look for proxyName and proxyPort parameters. If there is, then you have a reverse proxy with JIRA. 

To enable HTTPS on JIRA, you need to change the baseURL and also enable the HTTPS connector on server.xml. 

I believe these documentations will help you. The first is related to reverse proxy and the second related to HTTPS with JIRA. 

 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Integrating+JIRA+with+Apache

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Running+JIRA+over+SSL+or+HTTPS 

 

Hope this helps.

 

Regards, 

Renato Rudnicki

Thanks alot, seems like we do as proxyName and proxyPort parameters were present in server.xml file.

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