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SQL Server setup screen



How does one get a JDBC URL past the database screen? It wants a host, and a port, a database name, a username and a password, but I need more.


I need to add integratedSecurity=true

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Hi @Robert Egan 

You can update  dbconfig.xml file to add those params.


File should be located here

  1. C:\Program Files\Atlassian\Application Data\JIRA (on Windows) 
  2. /var/atlassian/application-data/jira (on Linux)

At the root of you JIRA_HOME



Yes, and no, 

Yes, you can edit dbconfig.xml after installation, but to do it this way you must install using SQL Authentication first. You can then switch it over. I did that the last time, but was hoping to avoid it this time.

What I did this time around was select H2 (the demo option), exit the setup process right after that, and then edited the config file. It then realized the SQL Server database was empty and populated it.

To the best of my knowledge, this is not actually documented anywhere, but it worked so there's always that.

Another important thing to note is that the existing documentation about the required files is WRONG. You do not use the library version for JRE 11. You still use the JRE version 8 library. It took me almost two weeks of trial and error to figure that one out.

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