Jira Startup Issues

 

Intermittent startup failures during the Jira startup process are a common problem. Atlassian do provide a trouble shooting guide to help resolve these issues here :-

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/troubleshooting-jira-startup-failed-error-394464512.html

The key issue that resolved this issue on a recent installation was removing Sophos anti virus. Anti Virus software doesnt play nice with Jira.