Confluence Test system

Hi.  We are putting together a test system for Confluence prior to upgrade / Cloud.  We have built it, but have come across the following in the documentation;

"Once this is done, you can start your test instance without any mails being sent or retrieved. Think carefully about other plugins which may access production systems (SQL macro, etc.). These should be disabled promptly after starting the test instance."

As we didn't build the original system, we do not know which plugins may or may not access production systems.  Is there any way of finding out?


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Ann Worley Atlassian Team May 30, 2017

The user installed plugins are listed on the Confluence Admin>Manage Add-ons page. You may investigate them by checking out their Atlassian Marketplace listings.

If the SQL macro is being used there will be a datasource for the database defined in <Confluence_Install_dir>/conf/server.xml. Depending on your DBMS, the datasource will look something like:

<Resource name="jdbc/confluence" auth="Container" type="javax.sql.DataSource"
         validationQuery="Select 1" />


Thanks Ann.  Looking at our server.xml it looks nothing like that so I think we are in the clear!

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