How to run a JIRA wallboard

When I try to run a wallboard I run into a problem. Since our JIRA is not public, I have to create a wallboard user. But when that user is logged into JIRA and displays the wallboard I run into 2 problems:

1) Every once in a while the user is logged out and the wallboard looks broken. Can I prevent a user from getting logged out? I mean, I don't want to touch the wallboard every week for the user to stay logged in.

2) The JIRA wallboard seems to consume browser memory. I've tried IE, FF and Chrome, and they all seem to consume like 1-2 GB o RAM after a few weeks of running the wallboard. Eventually I have to restart the browser, and then it's fine again.

3 answers

1 accepted

I have not had time to test out Firefox portable due to too much work. Was quicker to get the IT department to install more RAM.

So, I can't confirm any of the answers. :-(

We have a JIRA wallboard running constantly on a dedicated screen next to the coffee machine.

Problem 1:

On the server we have a file infoboard.html with a line 'remeber me .. = true' :

<input id="login-form-username" name="os_username" type="hidden" value="walluser" />
	<input id="login-form-password" name="os_password" type="hidden" value="password-here" />
	<input id="login-form-remember-me" name="os_cookie" type="hidden" value="true" />

Problem 2:

We set this up using WindowsXP and IE8 and had a memory leak. We changed to Firefox portable and since then this is no longer an issue. (We do occasionaly have to manualy restart when there has been a Windows or Firefox update - Firefox displays an update screen that has to be acknowledged)

Hello!

Thanks for your answers! Unfortunatelly we're using OnDemand, so we can't add a html fine there. :-(

But I'll try the FF Portable and see how that works for us!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

495 views 1 18
Join discussion

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