Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal


  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given


  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage


Hello there,

i try to upgrade our confluence from 3.2 to 3.5.17. i followed the instructions given by atlassian.  unfortunatly confluence does not start after upgrade and i get this error in atlassian-log:

2019-09-18 15:49:34,376 ERROR [main] [atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener] contextInitialized 1 errors were encountered during upgrade:

2019-09-18 15:49:34,376 ERROR [main] [atlassian.confluence.upgrade.UpgradeLauncherServletContextListener] contextInitialized 1: StatementCallback; uncategorized SQLException for SQL [alter table BANDANA alter column BANDANACONTEXT varchar(255) not null]; SQL state [S1000]; error code [5074]; The index 'BANDANA_band_context_idx' is dependent on column 'BANDANACONTEXT'.; nested exception is java.sql.SQLException: The index 'BANDANA_band_context_idx' is dependent on column 'BANDANACONTEXT'.

2019-09-18 15:49:35,047 INFO [main] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] init Confluence is ready to serve

2019-09-18 15:50:42,986 INFO [Thread-20] [atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager] shutdown Shutting down the plugin system

2019-09-18 15:50:43,065 INFO [Thread-20] [com.atlassian.confluence.lifecycle] contextDestroyed Stopping Confluence


Does anyone has a good idea?

Database is on an seperate SQL Database-server

Thanks for your help



1 answer


we found out to drop indexes for the following entries.

DROP INDEX [BANDANA_band_context_idx] ON [dbo].[BANDANA]


/****** Object:  Index [BANDANA_band_key_idx]    Script Date: 19.09.2019 13:25:53 ******/

DROP INDEX [BANDANA_band_key_idx] ON [dbo].[BANDANA]


then the confluence setup continues and stops with new error.

It seems to be a lot of entries where we have to change.

was there a change on sheme for mssql database?

exicsts maybe a script for changing the necassary items?

Best regards


now confluence asks for changing a lot of DB-entries from bigint to numeric (0,19)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted in Confluence

What do you think is the most *delightful* Confluence feature? Comment for a prize!

- Create your own custom emoji 🔥 - "Shake for Feedback" on mobile 📱 - An endless supply of GIFs via GIPHY 🤩 Is there anything quite as nice as a pleasant surprise? Comment below with what...

463 views 24 9
Join discussion

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you