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 start-jira.sh 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!

2 answers

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

Or you can modify start-jira.sh if you have the permissions to.

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.

Cheers

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