Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Not able to connect to external database

Deleted user Dec 20, 2018


I am using Microsoft SQL server as external database, i am unable to connect with server as its showing progressing since last many hours.

Please help me in this issue.

1 answer

Hi @[deleted],

I would suggest you on reviewing Bamboo logs:

  • <bamboo-install>/logs/catalina.out (Linux/MacOS), bamboo-stdout/stderr.log (Windows)
  • <bamboo-home>/logs/atlassian-bamboo.log

And keep track of Bamboo's installation process, searching for ERROR entries in the logs. With that you will be able to determine if Bamboo was able to connect to the database for any particular reason the connection stopped, or any other reason may have occurred.

Are you able to connect to the Microsoft SQL Server database from the same box as the Bamboo Server you are attempting on installing, making use of a 3rd party software (e.g DBVisualizer), so you can guarantee the JDBC connection is working as expected?

Kind regards,


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published in Bamboo

Bamboo Data Center - Early Access Program

G’day Bamboo customers, The wait is almost over! We are in the final stages of work on the first release of Bamboo Data Center, our self-managed enterprise offering of Bamboo. This Data Center offe...

945 views 0 16
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you