Get a wrong on admin authentication page

Dear Atlassian Support Team,

I have an issue configuring Jira with Apache 2.2.

What I want to do is to put Apache in front of Jira and let Apache manage the SSL certificate.

The issue I have is that I can authenticate on my Jira without problem, but when I get to administration pages my password is requested again (as usual), but when I validate the authentication form I get HTTP error 105 (net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED). This is because the form action in the HTML source code is wrong. It is

see the double slash in the form action


<form action="//secure/admin/WebSudoAuthenticate.jspa" class="aui" id="login-form" method="post">




instead of, I beleive,


<form action="/secure/admin/WebSudoAuthenticate.jspa" class="aui" id="login-form" method="post">






<form action="" class="aui" id="login-form" method="post">




The 2 solutions above works whe I edit the HTML source code and replace the actions form with these solutions.

I read these topics, but did not find my solution there :




This is my Apache configuration :





DocumentRoot /var/www/

SSLEngine on

SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/certificats/server.crt

SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/apache2/certificats/server.key

JkMount / jiraworker

JkMount /* jiraworker

ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/

CustomLog /var/log/apache2/ combined



This my workers configuration


# Tomcat and Java configuration





worker.list=jiraworker, hudsonworker


# Worker for JIRA






Nontheless, I suspect this configuration to be correct, because I can browse Jira without problem.

In System / General configuration menus, Base URL is (without slash at the end, and with https:// at the beginning).

Thank you in advance for your assistance

Best Regards

2 answers

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Ahmad Danial Atlassian Team Aug 12, 2012

Kindly check the Context path in your server.xml. :)

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in the server.xml my context path was


instead of


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