Just wondering what the proper OSX way to start up and shut down a (standalone) JIRA installation on automatically (on power on and shutdown respectively) would be please? Would prefer to avoid editing OSX startup scripts manually, but willing to do it if it's the proper or only way.
You'll probably want to run it through
You could write a simple script and have it launch on start
Here's some documentation from JIRA: http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA044/Configure+JIRA+as+service+on+Mac+OS+X
And here's an example script: