Change atlassian.recovery.password when installed as a Windows service
When Bitbucket Server is installed as a Windows service, the Bitbucket home directory location the
setenv.bat is not used. This page outlines how to change this parameter when starting/stopping Bitbucket Server as a Windows service.
How to change
BITBUCKET_HOME for the Windows service
- Stop the Bitbucket Server service.
- Open the command window from
Start >> Run >> type in 'cmd' >> Enter
bindirectory the Bitbucket Server Installation (
<Bitbucket Server Installation dir>/bin).
Run from there:
tomcat8w //ES//AtlassianBitbucket Server
A window will pop up. Click on the Java tab to see the list of current start-up options. Under "Java Options:" form, input the value:
- Restart Bitbucket Server Service. From here the service will use the parameter as defined above.