Running fresh Jira install on Linux

It's been over six months since my last Jira install and that was on a much more "open" system.

Today I have a dedicated user "jirasvc" with sudo privilages. I have installed Jira as a service and when I try and run with the jirasvc user I get a complaint that the user is not the expected "jira" user.

I understand that during the install process Jira attempts to create a new user and set it with the appropriate access rights to the files. However on this system, that is impossible as it is very locked down.

How do I run jira with jirasvc and avoid further complication?

Thank you!

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Are you saying that by creating the startup script will no longer require user "jira" be the one that runs it?

Or you can modify if you have the permissions to.

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Hi Joshua,

JIRA installer is good for almost all the Linux environments, but in some cases I believe the tar.gz distribution is better.

Also, you can use these instructions to create a start up script and choose the user account you want to execute the script.

I hope this helps.


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