SSL and Application Link Troubleshooting Guide

This page is a part of our Application Links Troubleshooting Guide.

The first part of this page describes the specific SSL errors that can be diagnosed automatically by application links and the actions you can take to correct those errors.

The second part provides a general troubleshooting guide to help you identify and correct errors that may occur when using HTTPS with application links.



The application link was attempting to communicate over HTTPS with the remote application but can’t trust the remote SSL certificate.

The remote application may be using a self-signed SSL certificate or a certificate that was issued by a certificate authority that isn't known by the local application.

You may see any of these error messages in the Atlassian application logs: PKIX path building failed: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
Checklist of possible causes

The remote SSL certificate has expired.

The remote certificate doesn't appear to be issued by a trusted authority (it may have been self-signed).

  • If the certificate was issued by a trusted authority, you may need to install one or more intermediate certificates.
  • If the certificate is self-signed, you can import the certificate into the Java trust store, for the JVM that the local application is using. See Check the SSL certificate location below.
The remote certificate may be in the wrong location in the file system.




The application link was attempting to communicate over HTTPS with the remote application but can’t trust the remote SSL certificate.

The remote SSL certificate can't be trusted because the common name in the certificate doesn't match the URL of the remote application, because details of the certificate can't be verified. The certificate URL should also match the URL used to configure the application link.

You may see the following error message in the Atlassian application logs: hostname in certificate didn't match <message>
Checklist of possible causes

The remote certificate common name doesn't match the host address URL.

  • Check that the common name (CN) in the certificate matches the host URL (for example using If it doesn't match, you'll need to replace the certificate.


Error messages in the logs

You may see these error messages in the application logs:

  • hostname in certificate didn't match
  • PKIX path building failed
  • unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Follow a link above for detailed information on this page.

Application log locations

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ログ作成の設定 アプリケーション ログ Tomcat Web サーバーログ
Bamboo <Bamboo installation directory> /logs  
Bitbucket Server / Stash

<Bitbucket home directory>/log

<Stash home directory>/log

<Bitbucket Server installation directory>/logs

<Stash installation directory>/logs

Confluence <Confluence home directory>/logs <Confluence installation directory >/logs
Crowd <Crowd home directory>/logs <Crowd installation directory>/apache-tomcat/logs
Crucible <Crucible installation  directory>/var/log/  
Fisheye <FishEye installation  directory>/var/log/  
Jira アプリケーション <JIRA application home directory>/log <JIRA application installation directory>/logs

より詳細なログを取得するには、アプリケーションで DEBUG レベルのログ作成を有効にすることを検討してください。DEBUG はすべてのスタック トレースを追加し、HTTP 応答メッセージを含みます。

This section provides a troubleshooting guide to help you identify and correct general errors that occur when using HTTPS (HTTP over SSL) with application links. 

Check if there was a recent upgrade

If your application links have stopped working after a recent upgrade it's possible that your customizations to the application's  server.xml file were overwritten. Custom changes can include reverse proxy configuration and HTTPS configuration. You should check that the upgraded  server.xml file matches the pre-upgrade  server.xml.
クリックして server.xml ファイルの場所を確認します...

server.xml ファイルの場所は、ご利用のアプリケーション、オペレーティング システム、およびインストール先に応じて異なります。 

アトラシアン アプリケーションで共通の既定のインストール先は、次のとおりです。

  • Linux: /opt/atlassian/<application-name>
  • Windows: C:\Program Files\Atlassian\<application-name>
  • Windows: C:\Atlassian\<application-name>

アトラシアン アプリケーションのフォルダ構造内の場所:

アプリケーション server.xml の場所
Bamboo <install-path>/conf/
Confluence <install-path>/conf/
Crowd <install-path>/apache-tomcat/conf/
Crucible Fisheye と同様
Fisheye Fisheye の設定ファイルは config.xml です。「Fisheye の web サーバーを設定する」および「Fisheye / Crucible で追加ポートでの web リクエストのリッスンを有効化する方法」をご参照ください。
Jira アプリケーション <install-path>/conf/
Bitbucket Server 5.0

なし。<Bitbucket home directory>/shared/ に置き換えられています。

server.xml のカスタマイズを に移行する方法」をご参照ください。

Bitbucket Server 4.0 〜 4.14 <Bitbucket home directory> /shared/server.xml
Stash 3.8 〜 3.11

<Stash home directory>/shared/

このリリースを利用しているが、上述のディレクトリに server.xml が存在しない場合、<install-path>/conf/server.xml から実行しています。

インスタンスのアップグレード時の考慮事項をへらすため、<install-path>/conf/server.xml<Stash home directory>/shared/ にコピーすることをおすすめします。

Stash 3.7 以前 <install-path>/conf/

<install-path> は、システムでのアプリケーションのインストール先です。


Know your network topology

There are two common ways to configure secure connections between applications. These approaches determine where SSL certificates should be stored and the application URLs that should be used when setting up application links.

Terminate SSL at a reverse proxy

Clients connect to the reverse proxy over SSL. The reverse proxy communicates over an unsecured connection with the application server.

Terminate SSL at the application server

For installations that do not use a reverse proxy, Tomcat can be configured to allow SSL connections. Terminating at the application server can also be used with a reverse proxy to ensure that the communication between the reverse proxy and application server is secure.

Configure Atlassian applications to use HTTPS

Check you are using the correct base URL

Ensure that your application has the correct base URL defined (including the http or  https protocol) and that you're using that same URL in your application link.

Check your SSL certificate configuration

SSL 証明書は、次の最小要件を満たす必要があります。

  • 証明書のコモン ネーム (CN) は、アプリケーションのホスト名 (URL アドレス) と一致している必要があります。
  • 証明書のタイムスタンプは引き続き有効である必要があります。
  • The certificate must be installed into the correct Java trust store (Atlassian server products are Java applications that bundle the Tomcat application server).
  • The local trust store must contain the certificate for the remote application you're trying to connect to.
  • Intermediate certificates must exist in the trust store.
  • The local and remote certificates must be of the correct format to be imported into the default trust store type (JKS).

To see details of a certificate, visit the application in your browser and click the padlock in the browser address bar. You can also check SSL certificate details online (for example using

To check that certificates are present in the Java trust store see Check the SSL certificate location below.

Check the SSL certificate location

Java applications such as Atlassian server products expect to find SSL certificates in particular locations in the filesystem.

By default, Java applications use the JRE cacerts trust store, located at:


where JAVA_HOME is an environment variable that points to the Java installation directory. Note, however, that some Atlassian products may bundle a JRE, in which case they will use the trust store for the JRE.

You can specify alternative stores by specifying JVM arguments when starting the application. See this Oracle documentation for further details.

Typically, you must export the certificate from the remote application and then import it into the local application. This is common when applications are run on separate machines, or are using a bundled JVM.

Export a certificate from a key store

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If you have access to the .crt certificate file, you can skip this step.

Using the Java keytool utility, export the certificate:

keytool -export -alias <existing_alias_in_keystore> -file <any_filename_here> -keystore <path/to/keystore>

Import a certificate into a trust store

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Using the Java keytool utility, import the certificate into the keystore:

keytool -import -alias <new_unique_alias> -file <any_filename_here_from_above> -keystore <path/to/truststore>

Where is the keytool utility?

The keytool is provided with the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). If you're using a product with a bundled JRE, you can find keytool in <product-install-path>/jre/bin/keytool.

説明 This page is a part of our Application Links Troubleshooting Guide.
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最終更新日: 2018 年 9 月 11 日


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