After Upgrade confluence from 5.4.3 to 5.8.10 error in the log

I receive the following error: Even though Confluence starts and seems to be working.

2015-11-12 11:28:36,171 ERROR [pool-2-thread-1] [confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventPublisher] tryPublishEvent Failed to publish confluence.start event

java.lang.NullPointerException: null value




    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventFactory.lambda$populateDatabaseProperties$196(

    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventFactory$$Lambda$122/1652802866.doInConnection(Unknown Source)

    at org.springframework.jdbc.core.JdbcTemplate.execute(

    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventFactory.populateDatabaseProperties(

    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventFactory.lambda$createConfluenceStartEvent$195(

    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventFactory$$Lambda$121/393106552.doInTransaction(Unknown Source)


    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventFactory.createConfluenceStartEvent(

    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventPublisher.tryPublishEvent(

    at com.atlassian.confluence.impl.startup.ConfluenceStartAnalyticsEventPublisher$$Lambda$114/ Source)

    at java.util.concurrent.Executors$


    at java.util.concurrent.ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$ScheduledFutureTask.access$201(

    at java.util.concurrent.ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$

    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(

    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$


2015-11-12 11:28:36,239 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] init Confluence is ready to serve

1 answer

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Hi Dana,

It seems you're being affected by the following bug:


It doesn't really affect your daily operations and is solved on Confluence 5.8.13

Best regards,


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