Publish Jira over internet , VIA DMZ (IIS)

Hello folks,

we are planning to host jira for external customers, We have jira version 6.1.7 installed on windows server 2008,And DMZ on another server.

what we want is to allow external users to access jira via a address e.g\jira

please advice / suggest steps to achive this, as we are running out of time any help is appreciated.



4 answers

One of options:

You should obtain myjira.comdomain.

If you want to host it as HTTPS URL, you should also obtain SSL certificate.

You should give real IP to Jira server.

Secure Jira server.

Point A record in DNS from myjira.comto JIRA.

Start Jira on 443(HTTPS) or 80(HTTP) port.

1 vote

If you were using Apache, it's a straightforward "proxy pass" on the DMZ Apache server. I believe you can mimic this (although it's not pretty) using "Application Request Routing" in IIS.

However, whatever method you use to do this, you MUST remember that Jira only has one base URL - it won't run properly if you use another url to reach it.


Would you mind explaining the 'proxy pass' on the DMZ Apache Server? We have a internal deployment of both JIRA and Confluence, which I am trying to make accessible via the web. Would I use this method to expose both of the application servers to the web?

Note: In our environment the web server must be placed in the DMZ to offer external access.

All I know about doing it on IIS is that "Application request routing" does much the same as "proxy pass". I have done it, but it was many years ago, and I was able to muddle through the docs with some help from an IIS person. You have IIS running on your DMZ server, and when a user lads on certain urls, it goes and asks another server for the actual data.

Thanks all of you,

It was a great help from you all

Best Regards,

Moiz Shaikh.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Sep 18, 2018 in Jira

What modern development practices are at the heart of how your team delivers software?

Hey Community mates! Claire here from the Software Product Marketing team. We all know software development changes rapidly, and it's often tough to keep up. But from our research, we've found the h...

22,343 views 2 7
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