Where is the jira backend database configured?

I have inherited a Jira 4.2.2 system to manage and have never administered Jira before. I want to upgrade to the latest 5.x but have fallen at the first hurdle. Our existing installation uses a Postgres database. I want to setup a test offline system before I do the real migration so want to configure my test installation to use a different database (snapshot of the original). I cannot find any config file in the existing Jira installation that tells Jira which postgres database server/database to connect to, though the catalina.out logfile clearly shows the correct database server and database has been picked up from somewhere. Please help me find that 'somewhere'.

1 answer

1 accepted

0 votes
Answer accepted

here the details on how to configure it


It's in the Tomcat server.xml file

INSTALL_DIR/ conf/server.xml

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Thursday in Summit

Find a your Summit 2019 Buddy!

Can you believe there's less than one month until Summit 2019? It's time to start planning your agendas, not to mention packing ... In the meantime, introduce yourselves on this thread so that you ...

194 views 12 6
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