I am a fresher. I have to learn defect tracking and reporting tool that is JIRA. I have installed jira on my system but when i click on access jira from the start menu it direct me to a brower with url as

" http://localhost:8080/ " and displays the apache tomcat page. So i have to ask how to start the jira tool,so that I can learn it.

Please clear my queries ASAP and mail me at " rodge.sachin@gmail.com "

Thanking You.

3 answers

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi Sachin, here you have docs on how to configure Jira with Tomcat 6.0:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA042/Installing+JIRA+on+Tomcat+6.0

Check it out and see if you did everything ok.

This widget could not be displayed.
Did you install JIRA as Java WAR file or as a service? Did you have Tomcat already on your machine before you installed the JIRA instance? I suggest that your port 8080 is already in use and blocked. Try to finish tomcat and start JIRA again.
This widget could not be displayed.

The very first thing you need to do is to read the documentation carefully. Since you are a newbie, I guess you are trying the latest version of JIRA, on Windows.

Remember, Google is your friend. Here's where you need to start:

https://www.google.lk/search?q=how+to+install+jira+on+windows

I have installed jira on my system but when i click on start jira from the start menu it direct me to a brower with url as

" http://localhost:8080/ " and displays the apache tomcat home page. what is next step to start JIRA application.

Is it Tomcat homepage or an error page? Most probably you might not have set the JIRA home I guess (most beginners forget to do that before starting JIRA).

In that case, set JIRA home (refer documentation), and restart JIRA. If you have installed it as a Windows service, you can go to services (Start --> Run, services.msc) and then restart the Tomcat/ JIRA service.

If this does not work, try re-installing JIRA.

There's all sorts of things you might have got wrong here, so you need to investigate in more detail. We can't see your system, so asking the same question again without giving us any more to work with does not help.

As Sameera has said, check the documentation, work through it again. Tell us what you do differently from what it says if you have varied anything, and read your log files to see what they say.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Wednesday in New to Jira

Are you planning to trial, or are currently trialling Jira Software? - We want to talk to you!

Hello! I'm Rayen, a product manager at Atlassian. My team and I are working hard to improve the trial experience for Jira Software Cloud. We are interested in   talking to 20 people planning t...

128 views 2 0
Join discussion

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