jira-config.properties missing

I have a couple questions.

I cant seem to find the jira-config.properties file that is often referred to.

I was trying to disable the xsrf token checking because some of our developers have become annoyed with this.

in https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/Form+Token+Handling

it says to set

however i cant find the jira-config.properties file. I do see a jira-application.properties file.
All of the atlassian documentation talks about customizing with this file.

1 answer

1 vote

jira-config.properties must be put in the JIRA Home foler. There won't be one initially. You can just create a empty property file with that name and start adding the properties into it.

There is no format, just put


in an empty file named jira-config.properties

Thanks Jobin, do you know what the format of the file is. Do you have an example?

JIRA Home...

one last question, should that file be in the

C:\Program Files (x86)\Atlassian\JIRA\atlassian-jira\WEB-INF\classes folder

or in the actually Jira-home directory

C:\Program Files (x86)\Atlassian\Application Data\JIRA

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira Software

How large do you think Jira Software can grow?

Hi Atlassian Community! My name is Shana, and I’m on the Jira Software team. One of the many reasons this Community exists is to connect you to others on similar product journeys or with comparabl...

254 views 4 9
Read article

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