I'm moving from Atlassian cloud stack to self-hosted. Debian servers, one web, one mysql. I've installed all the software and connectors. Jira installed perfectly - despite having an login issue (other question)
BUT I cannot even install Confluence, it doesn't want to connect to the database hosted on the other server. I am not that familiar with JDBC but I am with MySQL and webtech in general. I don't understand why Jira works while Confluence doesn't - even the connection wizard is different.
Have a meeting now, will look further into this later. Just hope the import/export from Cloud works better then from Jira. :-/
Found the solution: something messed up the users on the MySQL servers. But now after the import failed, I cannot do anything anymore and have a the
Confluence does not start due to Spring Application context has not been set
error. I've cleared the db, removed the xml config file a bunch of times to no avail. The import failed. My server meets the minimum requirements al be it just.
My confluence cloud does not have much data yet, so I want to start over with a fresh install - but I'm a bit puzzled why it doesn't work at all anymore. I was expected to get the wizard again after removing the file.
it is the file in the app_data dir? or is there another one?
You should get the setup wizard again if you delete confluence.cfg.xml in the root of the confluence home directory, defined in <confluence_install>/confluence/WEB-INF/classes/confluence-init.properties.
Since you are starting over you may as well delete the whole home directory. The startup will recreate it.
I recommend running through the whole setup wizard, then restoring your Cloud data through the Backup and Restore page of the Confluence admin console, rather than importing during the setup wizard.
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