Confluence not starting after instalation

I have reinstalled it several times and it still will not load. Jira works fine but Confluence just will not load in my browser. I am running on CentOS 7 and it installs with no errors using command lines. Here is the log

2017-07-04 03:20:14,679 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextInitialized Starting Confluence 6.2.3 [build 7201 based on commit hash e9483755159fbecaf5aef9b1eebd094ee4430d2f] - synchrony version 0.3.1-release-confluence_6.1-e20fb944
2017-07-04 03:20:37,580 WARN [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.config.ApplicationConfig] setApplicationHome Application home does not exist. Creating directory: /var/atlassian/application-data/confluence/shared-home
2017-07-04 03:20:37,669 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Populating setup configuration if running with Cluster mode...
2017-07-04 03:20:37,671 WARN [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Could not find shared config file.
2017-07-04 03:20:50,659 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] earlyStartup Plugin system earlyStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:21:22,473 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system earlyStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:21:22,479 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] lateStartup Plugin system lateStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:21:31,760 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system lateStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:21:37,948 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] init Confluence is ready to serve
2017-07-04 03:39:16,778 FATAL [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.spring.container.SpringContainerContext] getComponent Spring Application context has not been set
2017-07-04 03:39:16,782 WARN [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.confluence.plugin.PluginFrameworkContextListener] contextDestroyed Failed to shut down plugin system during ServletContext shutdown: Spring Application context has not been set
2017-07-04 03:39:17,166 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextDestroyed Stopping Confluence
2017-07-04 03:39:19,257 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] shutdown Preparing to shut down the plugin system
2017-07-04 03:39:19,281 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] shutdown Shutting down the plugin system
2017-07-04 03:43:36,278 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextInitialized Starting Confluence 6.2.3 [build 7201 based on commit hash e9483755159fbecaf5aef9b1eebd094ee4430d2f] - synchrony version 0.3.1-release-confluence_6.1-e20fb944
2017-07-04 03:45:08,177 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Populating setup configuration if running with Cluster mode...
2017-07-04 03:45:08,179 WARN [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Could not find shared config file.
2017-07-04 03:43:35,071 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextInitialized Starting Confluence 6.2.3 [build 7201 based on commit hash e9483755159fbecaf5aef9b1eebd094ee4430d2f] - synchrony version 0.3.1-release-confluence_6.1-e20fb944
2017-07-04 03:45:08,755 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Populating setup configuration if running with Cluster mode...
2017-07-04 03:45:08,756 WARN [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Could not find shared config file.
2017-07-04 03:43:37,255 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextInitialized Starting Confluence 6.2.3 [build 7201 based on commit hash e9483755159fbecaf5aef9b1eebd094ee4430d2f] - synchrony version 0.3.1-release-confluence_6.1-e20fb944
2017-07-04 03:45:11,266 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Populating setup configuration if running with Cluster mode...
2017-07-04 03:45:11,384 WARN [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.cluster.DefaultClusterConfigurationHelper] lambda$populateExistingClusterSetupConfig$1 Could not find shared config file.
2017-07-04 03:45:41,969 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] earlyStartup Plugin system earlyStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:45:43,338 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] earlyStartup Plugin system earlyStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:45:46,076 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] earlyStartup Plugin system earlyStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:47:12,683 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system earlyStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:47:12,742 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system earlyStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:47:12,771 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] lateStartup Plugin system lateStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:47:12,886 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] lateStartup Plugin system lateStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:47:16,153 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system earlyStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:47:16,262 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] lateStartup Plugin system lateStartup begun
2017-07-04 03:47:31,661 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system lateStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:47:31,971 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system lateStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:47:35,037 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] logTime Plugin system lateStartup ended
2017-07-04 03:47:51,044 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] init Confluence is ready to serve
2017-07-04 03:47:51,352 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] init Confluence is ready to serve
2017-07-04 03:47:53,572 FATAL [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.spring.container.SpringContainerContext] getComponent Spring Application context has not been set
2017-07-04 03:47:54,372 WARN [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.confluence.plugin.PluginFrameworkContextListener] contextDestroyed Failed to shut down plugin system during ServletContext shutdown: Spring Application context has not been set
2017-07-04 03:47:54,447 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextDestroyed Stopping Confluence
2017-07-04 03:47:54,552 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] init Confluence is ready to serve
2017-07-04 03:47:54,961 FATAL [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.spring.container.SpringContainerContext] getComponent Spring Application context has not been set
2017-07-04 03:47:55,468 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] shutdown Preparing to shut down the plugin system
2017-07-04 03:47:55,469 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] shutdown Shutting down the plugin system
2017-07-04 03:47:55,761 WARN [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.confluence.plugin.PluginFrameworkContextListener] contextDestroyed Failed to shut down plugin system during ServletContext shutdown: Spring Application context has not been set
2017-07-04 03:47:55,777 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextDestroyed Stopping Confluence
2017-07-04 03:47:56,978 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] shutdown Preparing to shut down the plugin system
2017-07-04 03:47:56,979 INFO [localhost-startStop-3] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] shutdown Shutting down the plugin system

I have restarted the sever several times too.

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Ann Worley Atlassian Team Jul 05, 2017

The error:

Spring Application context has not been set

can have several causes, usually related to file system permissions. Please review Confluence does not start due to Spring Application context has not been set and see if the resolutions there are of help.

If the guide helps, please let us know which resolution applied to your case.

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