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I just upgraded confluence from 5.1 to 5.2.3 and get the error "confluence will not start up because the build number in the home directory [4215] doesn't match the build number in the database [3281]." on startup

Error message =confluence will not start up because the build number in the home directory [4215] doesn't match the build number in the database [3281].

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Hi Bill,

This is actually a known issue and we have a KB for that.

The workaround would be:

  1. Backup Confluence
  2. Shutdown Confluence
  3. Execute this SQL query
    1
    DELETEFROMCONFVERSION;
  4. Restart Confluence

I hope this helps!

Rodrigo

Thanks Rodrigo.

In my case that did not seem to help and since my maintenance window was almost over, I had to fall back to confluence 5.1.

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