Can't create a backup

Hi everyone,

i sitting here at a customer and must move the confluence installation to a new server. I would create a backup from the System with the Backup & Restore system, but when i start a Backup (without backup attachments!) I get the following error message...

com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.ImportExportException: Couldn't backup database data. at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.AbstractXmlExporter.backupEntities(AbstractXmlExporter.java:197) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.AbstractXmlExporter.backupEverything(AbstractXmlExporter.java:99) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.FileXmlExporter.backupEverything(FileXmlExporter.java:83) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.AbstractXmlExporter.doExport(AbstractXmlExporter.java:92) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.FileXmlExporter.doExport(FileXmlExporter.java:42) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.DefaultImportExportManager.exportAs(DefaultImportExportManager.java:106) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597) at org.springframework.aop.support.AopUtils.invokeJoinpointUsingReflection(AopUtils.java:304) at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.invokeJoinpoint(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:182) at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:149) at org.springframework.transaction.interceptor.TransactionInterceptor.invoke(TransactionInterceptor.java:106) at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:171) at org.springframework.aop.framework.JdkDynamicAopProxy.invoke(JdkDynamicAopProxy.java:204) at $Proxy76.exportAs(Unknown Source) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.actions.BackupAction.execute(BackupAction.java:65) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:168) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.DefaultWorkflowInterceptor.intercept(DefaultWorkflowInterceptor.java:55) at com.atlassian.confluence.core.ConfluenceWorkflowInterceptor.intercept(ConfluenceWorkflowInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.xwork.interceptors.XsrfTokenInterceptor.intercept(XsrfTokenInterceptor.java:100) at com.atlassian.confluence.xwork.ConfluenceXsrfTokenInterceptor.intercept(ConfluenceXsrfTokenInterceptor.java:25) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.security.interceptors.CaptchaInterceptor.intercept(CaptchaInterceptor.java:46) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.LoggingContextInterceptor.intercept(LoggingContextInterceptor.java:49) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.core.CancellingInterceptor.intercept(CancellingInterceptor.java:23) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.security.websudo.WebSudoInterceptor.intercept(WebSudoInterceptor.java:80) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.security.actions.PermissionCheckInterceptor.intercept(PermissionCheckInterceptor.java:57) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.setup.webwork.BootstrapAwareInterceptor.intercept(BootstrapAwareInterceptor.java:26) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.user.actions.UserAwareInterceptor.intercept(UserAwareInterceptor.java:58) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.pages.actions.CommentAwareInterceptor.intercept(CommentAwareInterceptor.java:44) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.pages.actions.PageAwareInterceptor.intercept(PageAwareInterceptor.java:109) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.spaces.actions.SpaceAwareInterceptor.intercept(SpaceAwareInterceptor.java:68) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.core.actions.LastModifiedInterceptor.intercept(LastModifiedInterceptor.java:38) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.core.ConfluenceAutowireInterceptor.intercept(ConfluenceAutowireInterceptor.java:38) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.xwork.interceptors.TransactionalInvocation.invokeAndHandleExceptions(TransactionalInvocation.java:72) at com.atlassian.xwork.interceptors.TransactionalInvocation.invokeInTransaction(TransactionalInvocation.java:59) at com.atlassian.xwork.interceptors.XWorkTransactionInterceptor.intercept(XWorkTransactionInterceptor.java:56) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.atlassian.confluence.xwork.SetupIncompleteInterceptor.intercept(SetupIncompleteInterceptor.java:40) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.interceptor.AroundInterceptor.intercept(AroundInterceptor.java:35) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionInvocation.invoke(DefaultActionInvocation.java:165) at com.opensymphony.xwork.DefaultActionProxy.execute(DefaultActionProxy.java:115) at com.atlassian.confluence.servlet.ConfluenceServletDispatcher.serviceAction(ConfluenceServletDispatcher.java:53) at com.opensymphony.webwork.dispatcher.ServletDispatcher.service(ServletDispatcher.java:199) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:803) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.parsePage(PageFilter.java:118) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.profiling.ProfilingPageFilter.parsePage(ProfilingPageFilter.java:84) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.doFilter(PageFilter.java:54) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.jmx.JmxFilter.doFilter(JmxFilter.java:106) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.core.filters.ServletContextThreadLocalFilter.doFilter(ServletContextThreadLocalFilter.java:19) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.LoggingContextFilter.doFilter(LoggingContextFilter.java:47) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.web.filter.ThreadLocalCacheFilter.doFilter(ThreadLocalCacheFilter.java:22) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.UserThreadLocalFilter.doFilter(UserThreadLocalFilter.java:44) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.SecurityFilter.doFilter(SecurityFilter.java:219) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.security.auth.trustedapps.filter.TrustedApplicationsFilter.doFilter(TrustedApplicationsFilter.java:98) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.AbstractBootstrapHotSwappingFilter.doFilter(AbstractBootstrapHotSwappingFilter.java:30) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.BaseLoginFilter.doFilter(BaseLoginFilter.java:140) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.DelegatingPluginFilter$1.doFilter(DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66) at com.atlassian.oauth.serviceprovider.internal.servlet.OAuthFilter.doFilter(OAuthFilter.java:69) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.DelegatingPluginFilter.doFilter(DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:42) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.ClusterHeaderFilter.doFilter(ClusterHeaderFilter.java:34) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.johnson.filters.AbstractJohnsonFilter.doFilter(AbstractJohnsonFilter.java:72) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at org.springframework.orm.hibernate.support.OpenSessionInViewFilter.doFilterInternal(OpenSessionInViewFilter.java:170) at com.atlassian.spring.filter.FlushingSpringSessionInViewFilter.doFilterInternal(FlushingSpringSessionInViewFilter.java:29) at org.springframework.web.filter.OncePerRequestFilter.doFilter(OncePerRequestFilter.java:75) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.ConfluenceErrorFilter.doFilter(ConfluenceErrorFilter.java:22) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.util.profiling.filters.ProfilingFilter.doFilter(ProfilingFilter.java:99) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.core.datetime.RequestTimeThreadLocalFilter.doFilter(RequestTimeThreadLocalFilter.java:35) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.util.RequestCacheThreadLocalFilter.doFilter(RequestCacheThreadLocalFilter.java:25) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.gzipfilter.GzipFilter.doFilterInternal(GzipFilter.java:81) at com.atlassian.gzipfilter.GzipFilter.doFilter(GzipFilter.java:51) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.core.filters.cache.AbstractCachingFilter.doFilter(AbstractCachingFilter.java:33) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.DelegatingPluginFilter$1.doFilter(DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66) at com.atlassian.confluence.extra.webdav.servlet.filter.ReverseProxyFilter.doFilter(ReverseProxyFilter.java:427) at com.atlassian.confluence.extra.webdav.servlet.filter.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:34) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.DelegatingPluginFilter.doFilter(DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:42) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.core.filters.encoding.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:41) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.core.filters.HeaderSanitisingFilter.doFilter(HeaderSanitisingFilter.java:44) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.confluence.servlet.FourOhFourErrorLoggingFilter.doFilter(FourOhFourErrorLoggingFilter.java:65) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:233) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128) at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:263) at org.apache.jk.server.JkCoyoteHandler.invoke(JkCoyoteHandler.java:190) at org.apache.jk.common.HandlerRequest.invoke(HandlerRequest.java:283) at org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket.invoke(ChannelSocket.java:767) at org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket.processConnection(ChannelSocket.java:697) at org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket$SocketConnection.runIt(ChannelSocket.java:889) at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:690) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662) Caused by: net.sf.hibernate.LazyInitializationException: Exception initializing proxy: [com.atlassian.confluence.core.ContentEntityObject#5211652] at net.sf.hibernate.proxy.LazyInitializer.initializeWrapExceptions(LazyInitializer.java:64) at net.sf.hibernate.proxy.LazyInitializer.getImplementation(LazyInitializer.java:164) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.XMLDatabinder.maybeInitializeIfProxy(XMLDatabinder.java:266) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.XMLDatabinder.associatedObjectFound(XMLDatabinder.java:746) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.XMLDatabinder.expandEntity(XMLDatabinder.java:689) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.XMLDatabinder.collectObjectGraph(XMLDatabinder.java:636) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.XMLDatabinder.toGenericXML(XMLDatabinder.java:144) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.AbstractXmlExporter.backupEntities(AbstractXmlExporter.java:191) ... 193 more Caused by: net.sf.hibernate.ObjectNotFoundException: No row with the given identifier exists: 5211652, of class: com.atlassian.confluence.core.ContentEntityObject at net.sf.hibernate.ObjectNotFoundException.throwIfNull(ObjectNotFoundException.java:24) at net.sf.hibernate.impl.SessionImpl.immediateLoad(SessionImpl.java:1944) at net.sf.hibernate.proxy.LazyInitializer.initialize(LazyInitializer.java:53) at net.sf.hibernate.proxy.LazyInitializer.initializeWrapExceptions(LazyInitializer.java:60) ... 200 more

Has anyone of you an idea?

best regards

Sven

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I've seen this a couple of times. It can happen if you add a plugin of some sort to Confluence, use it for a while, and then remove it, without deleting the data that uses the plugin. When Confluence tries to run the backup, it's reaching out for code to handle the data it finds, and going "bang" because it can't find it.

That may not be the cause at all here, but it is one possible cause.

Might I start by asking why you're exporting though? For large or complex Confluence installs, moving servers should really be done with database backup/restore (assuming you're not changing database)

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Hi Nic,

thanks for your answer. The working Confluence is Version 3.3 maybe this is the Problem. I will move it to a new server so i can test the upgrade path.

The attachment filesystem is 12Gb big, but the Database is :

mysql> SELECT table_schema "Database Name", sum( data_length + index_length ) / 1024 / 1024 "Database Size in MB" FROM information_schema.TABLES GROUP BY table_schema;

+--------------------+---------------------+

| Database Name | Database Size in MB |

+--------------------+---------------------+

| confluence | 59.24559498 |

| information_schema | 0.00781250 |

+--------------------+---------------------+

2 rows in set (0.13 sec)

Only 60MB.

The Confluence installation is very old and nobody has an Idea which of the installed plugins are in use... strange. my job is now to move the installation to a new server and update the installation. The same job for jira :/

Hm i can try a mysqldump. Maybe this will help.

Thank you !

Don't worry about the attachments - you take them separately from the database and they don't change format.

I'd definitely use a mysqldump to clone the database - just make sure the Confluence is stopped when you take the dump (or you're replicating and able to dump the slave copy while replication is stopped)

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