How to setup JasperReports Server on Ubuntu in Azure/AWS/GCP

To install JasperReports server community edition on Ubuntu and run on any of the cloud platforms, the best way is to deploy the readily available images in the cloud marketplaces.  The images come pre loaded with JasperReports server community edition fully configured with Apache Tomcat & PostgreSQL. Check the links below to deploy to your cloud environment.

Setup JasperReports Server in Azure


Deploy JasperReports on Ubuntu in Azure


install jasper reports on Azure

Getting Started


Once your JasperReports server has been deployed, the following links explain how to connect to a Linux VM:



Once connected and logged in, the following section explains how to configure JasperReports

Using JasperReports 


Once logged in, you will need to start the services by running the following script:


cd /opt/jasperreports-server-cp-7.5.0

sudo ./ start


jasperreports start services


If you would like JasperReports to autostart when you reboot, you will need to install the JasperReports server database and application server as services.  To do this there is a script to configure this within the following location:




Edit the script and set permissions as described in the readme file in the same directory


Logging in


Once the services are running you can login on the following URL:




User: jasperadmin
Pass: jasperadmin


Or you can login using the IP Address instead of hostname

JasperReports Firewall Ports


If you have a firewall on your network/cloud infrastructure or Network Security Group in Azure/AWS/GCP you will need to make sure the following ports are open:


TCP 8080


To setup AWS firewall rules refer to – AWS Security Groups

To setup Azure firewall rules refer to – Azure Network Security Groups

To setup Google GCP firewall rules refer to – Creating GCP Firewalls

Support / Documentation


Documentation on using JasperReports community edition can be found on their website –


If you experience any inssues in the setup of JasperReports server in (Azure/AWS/GCP) please contact us by either leaving a comment below or email us directly 


Disclaimer: JasperReports® & Jaspersoft® are registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc & licenced under GNU Affero General Public License version 3 (AGPLv3) & Eclipse Public License (EPL). No warrantee of any kind, express or implied, is included with this software. Use at your risk, responsibility for damages (if any) to anyone resulting from the use of this software rest entirely with the user. The author is not responsible for any damage that its use could cause.
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Andrew Fitzgerald

Cloud Solution Architect. Helping customers transform their business to the cloud. 20 years experience working in complex infrastructure environments and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on everything Cloud.

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