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There are various reasons why you may wish to change the context path for Stash. Two of those are:
Since the manual steps of this process modify the Stash distribution, you will need to repeat Steps 1-6 each time you upgrade Stash. See the Stash upgrade guide.
Changing the context path for Stash:
bin/stop-stash.baton Windows or
bin/stop-stash.shon OSX or Linux.
conf/server.xml and find the element below:
path attribute to reflect the context path that you want Stash to be accessible at, e.g. "/stash":
Then save the file.
bin/start-stash.baton Windows or
bin/start-stash.shon OSX or Linux.
Once Stash has started, go to the administration area and click Server Settings (under 'Settings'). Append the new context path to your base URL:
Stash + Apache
Note that if you are running Stash behind Apache:
If you had Application Links set up before changing the context path in Stash, you will have to recreate those using the new Stash URL. See Linking Stash with JIRA.