I have installed jira on my remote vps running ubuntu server, and when I visit the jira url, i get the following:
Could not create jira.home directory '/var/atlassian/application-data/jira'. Please see Setting your JIRA Home Directory for more information on how to set up your JIRA home directory.
i have installed it as root.
root@myvpsip:/var/atlassian/application-data# ls -lh
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K May 17 22:29 jira
could somebody help me solve this?
It's because jira is running as "jira" user so they don't have permission to create a directory because it's owned by root. You'll have to change the user that is running jira or change ownership of the home directory to be owned by jira.
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