Errors after trial license download froze



I installed the latest trial version of Confluence and while I was trying to obtain a trial key, confluence froze.  I restarted the service and received the following error and as shown in the screenshot.  Known issue?conf error.jpg


HTTP Status 500 - java.lang.IllegalStateException: Spring Application context has not been set



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Hi Jason,

I believe there was some problem while writing the configuration file in Confluence at the startup. I suggest to:

1) Shutdown Confluence

2) Go to and retrieve an evaluation license from there

3) Remove the Confluence_home directory (The one that contains the confluence.cfg.xml file)

4) Start Confluence again

5) Provide the license from at the initial screen to setup confluence once more

I hope this helps.



Thank you very much, that resolved it.

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