Confluence set up error JDBC


This is my first time trying to install Confluence. I apologise if I seem very newbie!

I have installed MySql and tried to install the JDBC driver as required, however when I select external Database it gives me the error 'Could not find driver with class name: com.mysql.jdbc.Driver'.

I have copied the .jar to the Confluence path '/opt/atlassian/confluence/confluence/WEB-INF/lib' & also ran the command 'export CLASSPATH=/opt/atlassian/confluence/confluence/WEB-INF/lib/mysql-connector-java-5.1.28-bin.jar:$CLASSPATH'

My server is CentOS 6 FYI

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Have you restart your confluence after copying the driver in lib.

Look this link it can give you more help

Database Setup For MySQL


Yeah, thats fixed it, I'll remember that for next time.

Thanks a lot :)

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