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JIRA 4 Essentials by Patrick Li

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Starting JIRA

Once the server is up and running, you can access JIRA from your Internet browser. The URL to your JIRA is http://hostname:portnumber/contextPath. In our example, the URL is http://localhost:8080/jira. You should be welcomed with the JIRA Setup Wizard. On some servers, the firewall will block the default port 8080. If this is the case, you will need to either change the port number to one that is not blocked (for example, 80) or configure your firewall to allow HTTP traffic through port 8080.

On the first page of the wizard, you need to specify a few properties for your JIRA instance.

Property

Description

Application Title

Title given to your JIRA.

Mode

Public will allow user signup.

Private will disable user signup and only ...

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