An error occurred while searching for spaces.

On Confluence 5.9.7, getting an error message when viewing the space directory.

"An error occurred while searching for spaces."

Permissions appear to be correct, and indexes have been rebuilt.  What might be wrong?  No error messages.

1 answer

0 votes

What does the log say?

I can't find any logs or relevant error messages, but the log parser support tool says that this is possibly related:

I doubt that's relevant, as it's a bug in an older version, fixed in yours.

What does the log say at the time you try a search?

The best thing to do is have two sessions - one browser window ready to click search and a terminal logged into the server and running "tail -f atlassian-confluence.log".  Click the search, get the error and show us everything that gets dumped into the terminal window.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 24, 2018 in Confluence

Atlassian Research opportunity with Confluence templates

Do you use templates with Confluence? Take part in a remote 1-hr workshop. You'll receive USD $100 for your time!   We're looking for people to participate in a   remote 1-hr workshop...

1,011 views 14 12
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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

Find a group

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

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you