Moving Stash to new server [Install problem]



we'd like to move stash to a new server first and then upgrade this instance to the newest stash version.

Currently we run Stash v2.4.1 with a mysql database.

I did the steps like described here

but I'm unable to start stash in its "old instance" after that.


Server settings are:

Mysql 5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04

java version "1.7.0_80"


When I run stash with the new database settings set in file and I do see the stash frontend, it thinks I want to create a fresh installation of stash.

I've set the <stash-home> path correctly in and use the complete <stash-home> dir from the old server.


On the old server, stash was connected to a JIRA instance. A newer JIRA instance already runs on the same server - in a different version (a newer version) than on the old server. Does that mean something?





I have enabled debug logging via <stash-home>/shared/ and restartet STASH. In catalina.out I dont see the verbose debug logging. Where does that happen now?

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I moved the file '' from <stash-home>/shared/ to just <stash-home> and now it uses the file. I dont know why I had this file created (or moved) to the shared folder. Probably because I was reading the newest STASH docs before reading the 2.4 docs for STASH. Silly me.

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