Steps to Install JIRA on CentOS/Fedora/RHEL/Ubuntu/Debian

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JIRA is a proprietary issue tracking product used for bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management system. This article will help you to install JIRA on your system.

JIRA is a proprietary issue tracking product, developed by Atlassian, commonly used for bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management system. Here are the steps to install JIRA


Install JAVA

I already have a tutorial on installing Java. Please find it here and complete the steps.


Install JIRA

After installing Java, go to “/opt”. Create directory /opt/jira and /opt/jira/home.

cd /opt
mkdir /opt/jira
mkdir /opt/jira/home
cd /opt/jira


Download latest JIRA from “” ( standalone ).

tar -xvf atlassian-jira-5.0.4.tar.gz
cd /opt/jira/atlassian-jira-5.0.4-standalone/atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/classes
jira.home = /opt/jira/home


Go to the Jira bin directory and start to execute the installation script.

cd /opt/jira/atlassian-jira-5.0.4-standalone/bin


HTTP Port: 8080

RMI Port: 8005


To change port

cd /opt/atlassian/jira/conf


Edit the file “server.xml” to change the port.

Start and stop service.

cd /opt/atlassian/jira/bin


You can see the “” and “” there.


So that’s how you install JIRA!

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