Moving JIRA to new location on the same server

I want to move my JIRA installation to a new location on the same server.  It will connect to the same (remote) database.

Is this move handled in the same way as moving to a new server or can I just move the structure and modify config files?

Thanks in advance

John - Eugene, OR

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You don't need to make many modifications - as long as you pick up and move the installation directory without making any changes to its structure at all, it will continue to work.

For example "mv /opt/jira3 /data/jira303" will relocate the whole installation.  Only change of config is to change the startup script to look at /data/jira303

The data directory is different - if your jira-home is set to say /home/jira/jiradata and you move it to say /data/jiradata, then you'll need to edit the JIRA file that points to the data directory before you restart it.

Thanks Nic.  I was hoping that was the answer.  Which config file is the one that sets the jira-home?

 

To be more specific, I want to move the entire JIRA installation - including the data directory to a new location on the same server.  Going through the config files I can find, I can't find anything that points to the data directory.

What all files will I need to modify for this move?

 

Thanks.

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