If JIRA is running as service in Windows,
stderr_*.log files will be created. These files will grow rapidly and over time can become very large. You can change the location of these files to a different location, if needed. One of the following methods can be followed:
To change the stdout_.log and stderr_.log location,
- Remove the JIRA service.
service.batfile with editor and find the parameter below:
set PR_LOGPATH=%CATALINA_BASE%\logsto any location you wish, for example
service.bat install JIRA_SERVICE_NAMEto install JIRA as a service again.
- Open the JIRA service configuration as explained at Setting Properties and Options on Startup - via CommandLine.
- Modify the location of the
stderrpaths as shown in the screenshot below:
- Apply the changes.
- Restart JIRA service for the changes to take effect.