file get ID automatically, like the hostname.

Lessandro March 19, 2018

Hello, I would like to edit the file to the parameter get an ID automatically, for example the hostname.

It is possible? If so, how?

Thanks in advance!

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Tran Dien Hien September 26, 2021



You mean, You did the same as Jira for Confluence ?  Could you please explain more about this ?


Thank you so much

Jeff Shepherd September 27, 2021


In /opt/confluence/bin/ (your directory may differ) I have the following line:


When Confluence starts up this automatically sets the name of the node to the hostname.

On the Jira side, you can't have a variable in the file. The script from @Lessandro is a hack useful trick that modifies the file before Jira is run.

Tran Dien Hien September 28, 2021

Thanks @Jeff Shepherd 

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Tran Dien Hien September 25, 2021


Do you have any idea for Confluence cluster? I'm facing the same issue for Confluence cluster


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Lessandro March 20, 2018


I got it.

Basically I created a bash script to add automatically the hostname in the file. Something like this:

sed -i "2s/.*/$JIRANODE/" /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/

This bash is executed in every reboot via cron.

Jeff Shepherd December 7, 2020


In Confluence you can do the $HOSTNAME trick. Sad that you can't do something similar in Jira. Not the answer I was hoping for, but it is an answer.

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