Jira SSL Database Connection Configuration Changed in 8.5


Today I upgraded a non-prod Jira environment from 7.13.x to the latest LTS version 8.5.8. And unfortunately Jira failed to start after the upgrade. It turns out that the SSL configuration for database connection has changed in 8.5. So Jira could not connect to database with the old configuration. For JIRA 7.13 / postgreSQL driver … Continue reading Jira SSL Database Connection Configuration Changed in 8.5

Atlassian Application Links Failed with ‘NETWORK ERROR’


We have struggled with making Atlassian Application Links work with our reverse proxy of the Atlassian applications (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket...) for a long time. The architecture is a very common setup: Users -> Reverse Proxy (webseal virtual junctions) -> Atlassian Application (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket...) For example, if user types https://confluence.mydomain.com, the traffics go to the … Continue reading Atlassian Application Links Failed with ‘NETWORK ERROR’

Stale node ids should automatically be removed in Jira Data Center


Finally finally ... Atlassian takes action on this one since reported 5 years ago. As stated in the 8.10.x release notes, Jira 8.10.0 and later now is able to remove stale node automatically. We've introduced automation to your cluster maintenance. Now, you do not have to remove the offline nodes from your cluster manually, or … Continue reading Stale node ids should automatically be removed in Jira Data Center

Run Jira Data Center in AWS – Part One


Jira is a stateful application, it requires persistent storage for both database and the shared home folder. And actually it is more complicated than it looks, e.g local index file, index files for some addons, nodes records etc. But it does not mean that you cannot run Jira in a dynamic environment, like AWS Auto … Continue reading Run Jira Data Center in AWS – Part One

CICD Design for Atlassian Suites in AWS


I have been working on a project of migrating Atlassian suites (Confluence/Jira/...) to AWS. This is not a simple lift and shift migration. We actually redesigned everything from ground up. Here is the CICD that I designed. The source codes are stored in on-premise BitBucket, the build tools is AWS Dev Tools (mainly CodeBuild). Development … Continue reading CICD Design for Atlassian Suites in AWS