Tutorial Jira - Installation on Ubuntu Linux
Download the Jira installation package from the official website.
Extract and install the Jira software.
Copy the MySQL Java connector to the Jira's LIB directory.
Set the proper file permission.
You need to create an environment variable named JIRA_HOME.
Let’s create a file to automate the required environment variables configuration
Here is the jira.sh file content.
Start the Jira server.
Jira may take a long time to start.
Here is the comand output:
Use the NETSTAT command to verify if the service is running on port 8080.
In our example, the Jira service is running on port 8080.
Optinally, you may take a look at Jira log file.
Open your browser and enter the IP address of your web server plus :8080
In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:
The Jira web installation interface should be presented.
Select the option: I will set it up myself
Click on the Next button.
Enter the Database information required to connect to the Jira database.
• Database Type: MySQl 5.7+
• Hostname: localhost
• Port: 3306
• Database: jira
• Username: jira
• Password: kamisama123
Click on the Test Connection button.
After a successful test, click on the Next button
Wait while the Jira database is set up.
Set the Aplication name, the desired URL and click on the Next button.
Install the required license or generate a trial license.
Set an administrator account.
Select the later option and click on the Next button.
Select the desired language for the Jira web interface.
Set an avatar to identify yourself.
You will be sent to the Jira Dashboard.
Congratulations! The Jira installation was successfully completed.