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Can I have step-by-step instructions how to implement a fix?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Confluence throws 'Application failed to authenticate' after upgrading to 3.5 with Crowd User Management

Can I have step-by-step instructions how to implement a fix?

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nic Community Leader Dec 12, 2016

Best we can do is

  • Stop Confluence
  • Modify the values specified in the cwd_directory_attribute table within the Confluence database manually.   The values must match all the values specified in Confluence's
  • Start Confluence

We can't tell you how to modify your database, as we don't know what it is.  You'll need to read Confluence's in the installation directory of your Confluence - again we don't know where you've installed it.  Any text editor or even simple file viewer should show you the content.

I executed this query against our database:

mysql> select * from cwd_directory_attribute;

I can't see there. We are trying to sync with JIRA and not with the cloud. Am I doing something wrong?

nic Community Leader Dec 13, 2016

I read that as saying you are looking for the in a database?  It's a file in the installation, not data.

Here is the contents of username
application.password password
application.login.url http://localhost:8095/crowd/console/

crowd.server.url http://localhost:8095/crowd/services/
crowd.base.url http://localhost:8095/crowd/

session.isauthenticated session.isauthenticated
session.tokenkey session.tokenkey
session.validationinterval 2
session.lastvalidation session.lastvalidation




Looks like that it's a default file w/o any useful data in it. Does it have to be like that?

nic Community Leader Dec 14, 2016

It might be, if that's how your Crowd has been set up.  Does the database match?


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