Bamboo Error : You cannot access Bamboo at present. Look at the table below to identify the reasons:


     I am getting error while accessing the bamboo - 


2016-06-15 01:30:09fatalbootstrapBamboo bootstrap failed: Your build of Bamboo (4306) is too old to work with the data in your Bamboo home directory (/va


What is the issue here? Do I need to update the version?

Please advice.

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cleanup hone directory or redirect home directory to different folder.  To change home home directory edit file:

 <Bamboo installation directory>/atlassian-bamboo/WEB-INF/classes/ directory. 


restart your bamboo service 

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Yes, you need to update the version of Bamboo to one that is identical or newer to the one that has been used to create the data in your Bamboo home directory - from this question I'm inferring that build 4306 equals the meanwhile unsupported Bamboo version 5.5.1, so you'd need to use at least release 5.6.0 to still run a supported Bamboo version (please follow the instructions in the Bamboo upgrade guide to protect yourself from data loss, i.e. backup your database and disk etc.).


Some Bamboo versions do run so called upgrade tasks that affect the schema of the Bamboo data that is stored in the database or on disk. Once this is done, it is not possible to revert back to an earlier version that is not able to handle those schema changes.


My best guess is that someone already tried to update your Bamboo installation to a more current Bamboo release and you are now effectively trying to go back to your previous or an older version somehow (this can easily happen when reverting to an outdated backup for example, or by using the wrong virtual machine or Docker image in a test installation or so).

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