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Need some help to install Jira Software to a VPS with Webmin

Hi everyone,

I was trying to install Jira Software to a VPS with Webmin. Anyone has previous experience or any links or guides ?

 

Thanks.

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You can't do it with Webmin.  To install Jira, you need command line access so that you can run the installer (or unpack a packaged file).

Hi Nic,

Thanks for the response. Yeah I was looking for any guide on command line installation as the .bin file installation failed. With my further research I have found this guide and it was very helpful. Already followed many steps.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver/installing-jira-applications-on-linux-from-archive-file-938846844.html

But installation failed with saying this

Wrong JVM version! You are running with .. but JIRA requires at least 1.8 to run

 

But when I checked java version with "java -version" command and the result is
openjdk version "1.8.0_181"

That suggests the JAVA_HOME is being set incorrectly for the service.  Check what is being set in setenv.sh

Like Anton Perera likes this

Yeah I thought the same and tried the resetting JAVA_HOME but didn't worked and had to try another workaround found on this community which suggested to change the line below in <Jira-installation-files>/bin/check-java.sh file

Thanks mate for the support.  :)

_EXPECTED_JAVA_VERSION="8"

 

to

 

_EXPECTED_JAVA_VERSION="0"

Additionally, self-hosted Jira can establish a direct connection with your current database server, which can lower hosting expenses. However, cost isn't the only consideration, many firms choose to host their apps on-premises because doing so provides you total control. It works very well for me on tapleto-host.net, I am using this vps because it has no issues with all the other software that I am using, and it also works perfectly with guru and all the others that I've tried so far.

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