Startup check: Creating a shared home directory for Data Center

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Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.

For a JIRA Data Center installation, you need to set up a shared home directory that is writable by the JIRA instances and any future nodes.

There are multiple ways to do this, but the simplest is to use an NFS share. The mechanics of setting one is unique from installation to installation, and is outside the scope of this document. We recommend using a UNC file path to your storage location.

Assuming that the final mount point for this shared storage location is /data/jira/sharedhome :

  • Ensure that directory can be read and written by other potential nodes
  • Copy the following directories into /data/jira/sharedhome: (some of them may be empty)
    • data
    • plugins
    • logos
    • import
    • export

 

$ cp -R /path/to/jira-local-home/{data,plugins,logos,import,export} /data/jira/sharedhome

 

 

Last modified on Mar 30, 2017

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