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Connection Test to SharePoint fails with 'Problem connection to SharePoint (null). Check the atlassian-confluence.log for exception details'

Atlasian-confluence.log:

org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name 'org.apache.cxf.wsdl.WSDLManager' defined in URL bundle://62.0:10/META-INF/cxf/cxf.fixml : Instantiation of bean failed; nested exception is org.springframework.beans.BeanInstantiationException: Could not instantiate bean class org.apache.cxf.wsdl11.WSDLManagerImpl : Constructor threw exception; nested exception is java.lang.ClassCastException: com.sun.xml.bind.v2.runtime.JAXBContextImpl cannot be cast to javax.xml.bind.JAXBContext

tryed different java versions, didn't change a thing

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Joseph Clark Atlassian Team Nov 22, 2011

This error occurs when an incompatible version of the SharePoint Connector is installed in Confluence.

Have a look at the plugin compatibility matrix here: https://plugins.atlassian.com/plugin/matrix/235

You will see that versions ending in "jaxb" are designed for Confluence 3.3 and earlier, while versions without the "jaxb" suffix are designed for Confluence 3.4 and later. Installing the wrong one will cause an error like the one you are seeing when trying to connect to SharePoint.

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