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JIRA couldn't create the jira.home directory

Trying to deploy the Jira - software image on the kubernetes cluster and mapping the jira home to host path but getting below error.


2019-02-18 13:09:41,675 JIRA-Bootstrap ERROR [] JIRA couldn't create the jira.home directory
2019-02-18 13:09:41,675 JIRA-Bootstrap ERROR [] Ensure JIRA has permission to create and write to the jira.home directory /var/atlassian/jira.
Review our documentation for more information on setting your JIRA home.

Please advise.

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Check if the user running JIRA has write access on the Home directory or the location of the proposed home directory.

Thank you Jobin, I changed the hostpath user and group to root:root looks like its working after that... will test it now and see how it goes. 

What is the Home directory? Is it /var/atlassian/jira?

I set mine which is at /var/atlassian/application-data-/jira permission to 777 but with no success.

Which image are you using? Have you tried the official image from ?

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Recently I encountered a similar problem while using cloned data. I found the issue with soft links. Please check in case you have soft links for attachments, export, and cache.

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