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Confluence Upgrade Error: JRE _ASSEMBLY_EXCEPTION

Testing Confluence upgrade from 6.14.3 to 6.15.8 on cloned environment and get the following error message:

localadmin@venzsvrconf01:/home/localadmin$ sudo ./atlassian-confluence-6.15.8-x64.bin
Unpacking JRE ...
Starting Installer ...

[all appears ok, then]

Your instance of Confluence is currently being upgraded.
Checking if Confluence has been shutdown...
Backing up the Confluence installation directory

Deleting the previous Confluence installation directory...

Extracting files ...
./._ASSEMBLY_EXCEPTION
/opt/atlassian/confluence/jre/./._ASSEMBLY_EXCEPTION
Could not create this file. Shall I try again?
Yes [y], Cancel [c]

Trying again doesn't work.

System information

Operating SystemLinux 4.4.0-141-generic
OS Architectureamd64
Application ServerApache Tomcat/9.0.12
Servlet Version4.0
Java Version1.8.0_201
Java VendorOracle Corporation
JVM Version1.8
JVM VendorOracle Corporation
JVM Implementation Version25.201-b09

 

Database namePostgreSQL
Database version9.6.11

 

Help much appreciated.

 

3 answers

0 votes

We got the same error on upgrade. Try going to the path and see if it exists

The problem is, symlink for confluence.

Just try this:

Check if the confluence directory (with a symlink is there or not)
$ ll /opt/atlassian

if you cant find confluence directory, create one with the 

or


if you are not able lo go inside the directory, then it must be issue with symlink
$ cd /opt/atlassian/confluence/jre

 

How to create a new/valid symlink to confluence directory
ln -s confluence atlassian-confluence-6.15.8

@Graeme DonaldHow did you resolve the error and proceeded with upgrade. I am having the same issue.

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Mirek Community Leader Aug 31, 2019

Hi @Graeme Donald ,

Please check permission on the server. User that run Confluence should have full read/write permission to all directories (especially Home directory).

Confluence Home directory (/var/atlassian/application-data/confluence) is rwxrwxrwx & owner is Confluence, Group is Confluence, and user is a member of the Confluence group.

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