Installing and configuring JIRA

Now that you have a good understanding of the overall architecture of JIRA, the basic system requirements, and the various installation options, we are ready to deploy our own JIRA instances.

In the following exercise, we will be installing and configuring a fresh JIRA instance that will be ready for a small production team. We will be performing our installation on a Windows platform with a MySQL database server. If you are planning to use a different platform or database, please refer to the vendor documentation on installing the required software for your platform.

In this exercise, you will:

  • Install a fresh instance of JIRA
  • Connect JIRA to a MySQL database

We will continue to use this JIRA instance in our subsequent ...

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