Cannot access Application Links (ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED) Edited

Hello,

Since I upgraded my Confluence Server from build `7109` to `7202` I cannot acces application links from admin menu.

I also migrated the instance to another server, means I also changed the reverse proxy, but I'm not sure it is relevant here.

I use the following Docker image to run my instance: https://hub.docker.com/r/cptactionhank/atlassian-confluence/

Anyway, I get an error 500 (ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED) in Chrome when I try to load `https://<my_domain>/plugins/servlet/applinks/listApplicationLinks`

I also receive a big stack trace in `atlassian-confluence.log`: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0MzbAgpEA1VSGpUc05HYmttWEk

I especially notice this line:

Invocation of method 'getConfluenceResourceTags' in  class com.atlassian.confluence.setup.velocity.VelocityFriendlyPageBuilderService threw exception java.lang.NullPointerException at /decorators/includes/header.vm[line 88, column 24]

And finally, I still have the issue even if I disable all my add-ons.

I hope I can find help here, thanks in advance for your replies.

2 answers

1 accepted

1 vote
Accepted answer

Hi Shannon,

Thank you for your reply.

In fact, the problem was explained at https://confluence.atlassian.com/confkb/nullpointerexception-when-trying-to-configure-application-links-273285733.html

I found the link thanks to the log analyzer available in 'Confluence Admin >> Support Tools'.

I followed steps described at https://confluence.atlassian.com/confkb/server-id-shows-as-action-serverid-action-sid-or-n-v-181536632.html 

But in my case I had to DELETE the database record and INSERT it again to get it updated in 'Confluence Admin >> System Information'.

Regards

Hi Melwin,

Thank you for letting us know the solution! 

Take care and have a pleasant week.

 

Kind Regards,
Shannon

0 votes

Hi Melwin,

Could you have a look at Error 500 while trying to access some admin functions (NoClassDefFoundError com.atlassian.upm.osgi.impl.Versions) and try the resolutions there and see if you can resolve your issue that way? In particular, the first resolution.

If you continue to have issues please let us know and we can continue from there.

Kind Regards,
Shannon

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Dec 18, 2018 in Confluence Cloud

Happy holidays from our team to yours!

Hi Community!  2018 was filled with changes for our team, both big and small, and we've taken a lot of time to both celebrate our wins and recognize areas of improvement. One thing that we're a...

475 views 3 18
Read article

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