Every request when Crowd is running as a Windows Service responds with an HTTP 404 error
Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.
Starting up Crowd with a standalone script works just fine, but using a Windows Service, all requests to /crowd return with an HTTP 404 error.
- Crowd Server and Datacenter
- Windows Operating System
- Crowd running as a Windows Service
There are no errors in the
crowd-stdout.log, we can see the following error message:
2020-09-24 13:06:46,157 localhost-startStop-1 ERROR [crowd.console.setup.CrowdSetupPersister] Could not save setupType:com.atlassian.config.ConfigurationException: Couldn't save crowd.cfg.xml to e:\crowd-home\shared directory.
The symptom in the UI is an HTTP 404 - Not Found message, when someone tries to access Crowd using /crowd as the context path, for example: http://<address>:<port>/crowd
The user running the Windows Service does not have full control access to the
Ensure that the user running the Windows Service has full read and write permissions on the