Default Macro Metadata Provider is disable after upgrade to 5.2.3

Hi folks,

Since we've upgraded our test environment to 5.2.3, none os macros appears at Macro Browser while editing a blog or page. Atlassian have several pages on their own Confluence with solutions for this issue, but nothing works.

At the end we disabled all Confluence User Installed Plugins, restarted Confluence a dozen times, but this didn't solve the problem at all.

Do you have any idea?



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Thank you Hieu! I've been struggling with this for 2 days, had a support incident open with Atlassian, all to no avail. I had already read this thread, but Heiu hadn't put his response yet, so thank you Hieu for sharing!

Here's my expanded instructions for easy copy/paste :-):

1. Execute this SQL command:

select * from BANDANA where BANDANAKEY='plugin.manager.state.Map';

2. Save the contents of BANDANAVALUE, just in case you need to rollback.

3. Execute this SQL command:

update BANDANA set BANDANAKEY='' where BANDANAKEY='plugin.manager.state.Map';

4. Restart the Confluence service.

Voila! Confluence recreates the value automatically without any corruption upon its restart.

Thanks again Hieu - you're a lifesaver!


You need to have <map></map> otherwise there's NPE at start-up, the update command is as following

update BANDANA set BANDANAKEY='<map></map>' where BANDANAKEY='plugin.manager.state.Map';

Thank you all.
You saved me also.

My Confluecen version is 5.4.3.

I solve the issue as following:

Stop the Confluence

Login to Confluence DB and execute following command

select * from bandana where bandanakey='plugin.manager.state.Map';

Then there's a record of default metadata plugin inside the map

Remove it by doing an update SQL

We also have this problem after going to 5.2.5.

We also have this problem after upgrade to 5.3.1.

I have same issue after upgrade to 5.3.1

I found that Confluence (v5.2.3) automatically created that value at startup.

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This has occurred more recently due to incompatible plugins, especially the Adaptavist Rate Macro:


This saved my day! After upgrade to 5.3.4 I runned in same problem when "macro metadata provider" plugin was disabled.

I have the same issue -- it's breaking our diagramly plugin, which is a HUGE problem. I uninstalled the Adaptavist Rate Macro and was still having a problem after our recent upgrade to 5.3 -- this ticket is a life saver.

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