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AWS ELB Health Checks preventing Confluence install

Jeanne Howe Community Leader Jan 14, 2016

I am trying to install Confluence on a AWS linux server. The ELB performs automatic health checks. Originally, we had the health checks pointing to the Confluence /status page. This works great, if Confluence is up and running. During the install process, the /status page can not be seen by the ELB (and therefore, does not return a response of 200). Because the ELB is not getting a response of 200, I can not get Confluence to render in a browser so I can walk through the setup process.

Has anyone installed Confluence with an ELB? How do you get around the health checks?

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Jeanne Howe Community Leader May 30, 2016

We resolved this by pointing the health checks to the TCP Port while we did the install. Once complete, we re-pointed back to the Confluence forgot password page.

 

We're running into the same issue. Anyone got any ideas?

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Jeanne Howe Community Leader May 20, 2016

Daniel,

We resolved this by pointing the health checks to the TCP Port while we did the install. Once complete, we re-pointed back to the Confluence page. 

Thanks for that. However the version of Confluence we were using (5.7.1) apparently doesn't have a /status page.

We ended up upgrading to 5.9.10 and dumping in the data from an old installation instead.

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