Unable to upgrade 3.1 to 3.5.13. Validation fails on userSearchFilter and groupSearchFilter in atlassian-user.xml

Trying to upgrade Confluence 3.1 to 3.513 in our test environment as pre-cursor to upgrading to 4.2

Getting this exception:

2012-04-26 16:37:19,512 ERROR main confluence.user.migration.LdapRepositoryConfigurationMigrator validateObjectClassDefined Property groupSearchFilter does not define an objectClass filter

2012-04-26 16:37:19,543 ERROR main confluence.user.migration.LdapRepositoryConfigurationMigrator validateObjectClassDefined Property userSearchFilter does not define an objectClass filter

2012-04-26 16:37:19,547 INFO main confluence.user.migration.AtlassianUserMigrator validate validated repository ldapRepository with com.atlassian.confluence.user.migration.LdapRepositoryConfigurationMigrator@2e98f864

2012-04-26 16:37:19,550 INFO main confluence.user.migration.AtlassianUserMigrator validate validated repository hibernateRepository with com.atlassian.confluence.user.migration.HibernateRepositoryConfigurationMigrator@3cdb8522

2012-04-26 16:37:19,694 ERROR main atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener contextInitialized Upgrade failed, application will not start: Upgrade task com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.upgradetask.AtlassianUserToEmbeddedCrowdConfigurationUpgradeTask@2f823290 failed during the VALIDATION phase

com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeException: Upgrade task com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.upgradetask.AtlassianUserToEmbeddedCrowdConfigurationUpgradeTask@2f823290 failed during the VALIDATION phase

at com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.AbstractUpgradeManager.executeUpgradeStep(AbstractUpgradeManager.java:205)

at com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.AbstractUpgradeManager.validateUpgradeTasks(AbstractUpgradeManager.java:140)

at com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.AbstractUpgradeManager.upgrade(AbstractUpgradeManager.java:70)

at com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.impl.DefaultUpgradeManager.upgrade(DefaultUpgradeManager.java:140)

at com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener.contextInitialized(UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener.java:28)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4135)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4630)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:791)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:771)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:546)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWAR(HostConfig.java:905)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWARs(HostConfig.java:740)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:500)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:1277)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:321)

at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:119)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1053)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:785)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:445)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:519)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:581)

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)

at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)

at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:289)

at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:414)

2012-04-26 16:37:19,742 ERROR main atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener contextInitialized 2 errors were encountered during upgrade:

2012-04-26 16:37:19,745 ERROR main atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener contextInitialized 1: Property groupSearchFilter does not define an objectClass filter

2012-04-26 16:37:19,748 ERROR main atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener contextInitialized 2: Property userSearchFilter does not define an objectClass filter

here is our atlassian-user.xml. We've been using it with 3.1 for the past 2 years.

<atlassian-user>

<repositories>

<ldap key="ldapRepository" name="LDAP" repository@hecate.atlassian.com="" cache="true">

<host>*****.bcbsa.com</host>

<port> ****</port>

<securityprincipal>uid=*****,ou=Pseudo Accounts, ou=Global, dc=bcbsa,dc=com</securityprincipal>

<securitycredential>******</securitycredential>

<securityprotocol>plain</securityprotocol>

<securityauthentication>simple</securityauthentication>

<basecontext>dc=bcbsa,dc=com</basecontext>

<baseusernamespace>ou=people,ou=bcbs,dc=bcbsa,dc=com</baseusernamespace>

<basegroupnamespace>ou=orgs,ou=bcbs,dc=bcbsa,dc=com</basegroupnamespace>

<usernameattribute>uid</usernameattribute>

<usersearchfilter>(objectClass=inetorgperson)</usersearchfilter>

<firstnameattribute>givenName</firstnameattribute>

<surnameattribute>sn</surnameattribute>

<emailattribute>mail</emailattribute>

<groupnameattribute>o</groupnameattribute>

<groupsearchfilter>(objectclass=bcbsorganization1)</groupsearchfilter>

<membershipattribute>uniqueMember</membershipattribute>

<usersearchalldepths>false</usersearchalldepths>

<groupsearchalldepths>false</groupsearchalldepths>

</ldap>

<hibernate name="Hibernate" repository="" key="hibernateRepository" description="Hibernate" repository="" cache="true"/>

</repositories>

</atlassian-user>

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Just hit this myself - com.atlassian.confluence.user.migration.LdapRepositoryConfigurationMigrator#extractObjectClass requires that the filter be objectClass with a capital C.

And there's half an hour I'll never get back.

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