Simple steps to deploy YouTrack into cloud

| November 14, 2011

YouTrack is an innovative, keyboard-centric issue tracking and project tracking tool. It focuses on query-based issue search with auto-completion, manipulating issues in batches, customizing the set of issue attributes, creating custom workflows and and implements a keyboard-centric approach. And of course it can be easily deployed into Jelastic cloud. Come through few simple steps below and learn how to do that.

1. Create the environment

Go to and sign up if you haven't done it yet or log in with your Jelastic credentials by clicking the Sign In link on the page.

Click on Create environment to set up a new environment in Jelastic.

In the Environment topology window, specify the resource limits you want to be set for the environment (e.g. 8 cloudlets), select Tomcat 7 as your application server and JDK 7 as your jvm, type your environment name, for example, testyoutrack, and click on Create.In a minute your environment with both Tomcat 7 and JDK 7 will be successfully created and appears in the environments list.

2. Upload Java package

Go to and click YouTrack link.

Click Download button, choose Java EE Container and copy YouTrack FREE pack URL address.

Switch back to Jelastic dashboard and upload Java WAR package using the URL you have just copied.

Once the package is in Jelastic, deploy it to the environment you have just created.

3. Start YouTrack

Once the deploying is finished, you can open your environment in web browser.

Accept the license agreement.

Create a user account to access all YouTrack features.

Here is a video version of the same procedure: