JIRA/Confluence - Directory Ownership

I'm running JIRA/Confluence on linux. After the first reboot, jira was throwing plugin errors through the browser. I did some research and found a possible solution which entailed running the following in each /var and /opt:

sudo chown -R jira atlassian/

What should the default directory ownership be for JIRA and Confluence? I originally installed both using sudo.

I ran the following commands in both /var and /opt to try to fix it:

sudo chown -R root:root atlassian

But I'm still having issues. Help is appreciated!

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Re-install. That fixed it. :)

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Which user is running the process? That user should have read/write permissions in JIRA Installation and Home directories.

Only if you created them during the install. There is no default user but it is recommended to create users like "jira" and "confluence" and run the process as those users.

Which user should be running the process(es) by default? Doesn't user jira and user confluence run each respectively?

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