Update from Confluence 3.5.17 to 4.2.13 is not starting..

Hi all,

i have a strange problem and i don't know a soulution yet. Maybe you can give me a hint or help me.


I'm tring to upgrade Confluence (Standalone) from version 3.5.17 to 4.2.13 on Linux with MySQL.

I've setup a test env. and got Conflunce 3.5.17 running. Thats good wink

So, if i try to upgrade to 4.2.13 i do not see any upgrade task in the logfiles.

I checked if i set the confluence.home is set in confluence-init.properties and i also defined the CATALINA_HOME in catalina.sh and it's fine.


So, do you have any idea why Confluence 4.2.13 don't start it's upgrade tasks??



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I found the problem.

For some reason .. the build number at <confluence.home>/confluence.cfg.xml where set to the one of Confluence 4.2.13. 

I changed it back to the one of Confluence 3.5.17 and look .. the Upgrade-Task starts ...


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