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When Stash is installed as a Windows service, the Stash home directory location the setenv.bat is not used. This page outlines how to change this parameter when starting/stopping Stash as a Windows service.

How to change STASH_HOME for the Windows service

  • Stop the Stash service.
  • Open the command window from Start >> Run >> type in 'cmd' >> Enter
  • cd to the bin directory the Stash Installation (<Stash Installation dir>/bin).
  • Run from there:

    tomcat8w //ES//AtlassianStash
  • 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 Stash Service. From here the service will use the parameter as defined above.

Last modified on Apr 6, 2016

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