Hello I recently have been trying to upgrade our ancient installation of bamboo server.
I successfully completed the setup and imported the new data to the new external database instead of embedded, and i walked away whiel it imported. I came back and was presented with a login screen so i logged in as myself and I am no longer an admin. Nobody that logs in is an admin so we can't do anything witht he settings of the software.
How do I grant myself admin privileges if nobody is an admin.
That is really strange.
My suggestion is that we check if there is any user with admin permissions in your Bamboo DB, so you could use that user to reestablish the permissions in your instance.
Please try this query directly to your Bamboo DB:
SELECT (CASE WHEN AE.TYPE = 'PRINCIPAL' THEN 'USER' WHEN AE.TYPE = 'GROUP_PRINCIPAL' THEN 'GROUP' END) as USER_OR_GROUP, (CASE WHEN AE.SID = 'ROLE_ANONYMOUS' THEN 'Anonymous users' WHEN AE.SID = 'ROLE_USER' THEN 'Logged in users' ELSE AE.SID END) AS NAME, MASK, (CASE WHEN MASK = 1 THEN 'ACCESS' WHEN MASK = 4 THEN 'CREATE PLAN' WHEN MASK = 1024 THEN 'CREATE REPOSITORY' WHEN MASK = 16 THEN 'ADMIN' END) as PERMISSION_TYPE FROM ACL_ENTRY AS AE JOIN ACL_OBJECT_IDENTITY AS AOI ON AE.ACL_OBJECT_IDENTITY = AOI.ID WHERE AE.GRANTING = true AND AOI.OBJECT_ID_CLASS='com.atlassian.bamboo.security.GlobalApplicationSecureObject' ORDER BY USER_OR_GROUP, PERMISSION_TYPE;
Reference: How to retrieve user and group access mappings / permissions from the Bamboo database - Atlassian Documentation.
The query above should return users and groups set in global permissions. The permissions should appear in the last column.
Are there any changes in the user repositories of your instance?
Did you use LDAP or something in the past?