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Jira Software Essentials - Second Edition by Patrick Li

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Setting up Jira Software

Now that we have installed Jira, we need to set it up by configuring its locale, language, and other aspects of the system. Jira comes with a setup wizard that will help guide us through the process.

We can access the wizard by opening up a browser and going to http://localhost:8080. This is if you are accessing Jira from the same machine that it is installed on. If you are using a different computer, change localhost to the actual host name. If Jira started up successfully, you should see the first step of the Jira setup wizard, as shown in the following screenshot. The Set it up for me option is a quick way for Jira to configure itself automatically, and this is a great way to have a trial environment up and running ...

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