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Bamboo home directory does not match database

Bamboo bootstrap failed: Your Bamboo instance could not start because Bamboo home directory does not match database.  Contact Atlassian Support.


Get the above error after upgrading my Bamboo to the latest release, 6.2.2 build 60209


Anyone know how to fix?

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Christian Glockner
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Nov 03, 2017

Hi Jason,

This sounds like a known issue, which we're tracking here:

This bug also has two workarounds - see if either allows you get this to work.




Premier Support Engineer


Thank you Christian, the second option from your link solved my problem.

delete from BANDANA where BANDANA_KEY = 'bamboo.db.version';

Restart Bamboo service

*Issue resolved

Stephen Garber
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Jul 18, 2018

Is BANDANA a key for something here?


I just hit this issue on my 6.4 instance.

Bamboo config: ($BAMBOO-HOME/bamboo.cfg.xml)



select * from bamboo.bandana where bandana_key = 'bamboo.db.version';


update the the 'bandana_key' to mach


Like Charlie Misonne likes this

mysql> select * from BANDANA where BANDANA_KEY='60706';
Empty set (0.00 sec)

So, "bamboo.db.version" is <buildNumber> in the "bamboo.cfg.xml" ?


I get no result.

Even i did not get any result.

Hipsql (13.1 (Ubuntu 13.1-1.pgdg16.04+1), server 9.6.20)
You are now connected to database "bamboo" as user "postgres".
bamboo=# select * from bamboo.bandana where bandana_key = 'bamboo.db.version';
ERROR: relation "bamboo.bandana" does not exist
LINE 1: select * from bamboo.bandana where bandana_key = 'bamboo.db....

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