Roleback of database upgrade to confluence 5.1

Hi,

Is it possible to undo changes in a database that was made when upgrading to Confluence 5.1 and use the old version of Confluence?

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No.

Well, yes, if you can unpick all the changes that were made and revert each one manually. Which I wouldn't even start on before giving estimates of "years of work"

Your only realistic option is to go get the backup you took before the upgrade and restore that.

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Apr 23, 2013

Here you go : http://bit.ly/11C3glu

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Apr 23, 2013

Here you go : http://bit.ly/11C3glu

Hello Michael,

The databse transformations that occur uding an upgrade are one way. Once you have upgraded there is no way to rool back.

You would need to have a backup of your database and old <confluence_home> folder in order to get an older version of Confluence working again.

We have a documet that outlines a production backup strategy for just such cases.

Why are you trying to roll back your upgrade? What version of Confluence are you Coming from?

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