Upgrade from Confluence 5.8.16 to 5.9.2 fails. Is it a known issue?

Upgrade from Confluence 5.8.16 to 5.9.2  fails. Is it a known issue? 

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Chuck Talk Atlassian Team Dec 14, 2015

Hi @Cisco Wiki Support,

Do you have a question about the upgrade from 5.8 to 5.9 that I can address?

Fails how? Give more details.

Our OPS lead tried & failed to upgrade confluence from 5.8.16 to 5.9.2. A DB error in the schema upgrade preliminaries prevented the upgrade to start. ORA-02261: such unique or primary key already exists in the table After pre-upgrade prep & then starting Confluence, it gets this far before falling over: 2015-12-08 17:19:45,101 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] [confluence.upgrade.impl.DefaultUpgradeManager] beforeUpgrade Finished generating pre-upgrade recovery file. ** OK until now ** 2015-12-08 17:20:37,164 ERROR [localhost-startStop-1] [hibernate.tool.hbm2ddl.SchemaUpdate] execute Unsuccessful: alter table USER_RELATION add constraint u2u_relation_unique unique (SOURCEUSER, TARGETUSER, RELATIONNAME) 2015-12-08 17:20:37,165 ERROR [localhost-startStop-1] [hibernate.tool.hbm2ddl.SchemaUpdate] execute ORA-02261: such unique or primary key already exists in the table 2015-12-08 17:20:37,165 ERROR [localhost-startStop-1] [hibernate.tool.hbm2ddl.SchemaUpdate] execute could not complete schema update java.sql.SQLSyntaxErrorException: ORA-02261: such unique or primary key already exists in the table at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:450) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:399) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.processError(T4C8Oall.java:1017) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.receive(T4CTTIfun.java:655) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.doRPC(T4CTTIfun.java:249) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.doOALL(T4C8Oall.java:566) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CStatement.doOall8(T4CStatement.java:202) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CStatement.doOall8(T4CStatement.java:45) at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CStatement.executeForRows(T4CStatement.java:933) at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleStatement.doExecuteWithTimeout(OracleStatement.java:1075) at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleStatement.executeUpdateInternal(OracleStatement.java:1640) at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleStatement.executeUpdate(OracleStatement.java:1603) at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleStatementWrapper.executeUpdate(OracleStatementWrapper.java:308) at com.mchange.v2.c3p0.impl.NewProxyStatement.executeUpdate(NewProxyStatement.java:410) at net.sf.hibernate.tool.hbm2ddl.SchemaUpdate.execute(SchemaUpdate.java:167) at bucket.core.persistence.hibernate.schema.SchemaHelper.updateSchemaIfNeeded(SchemaHelper.java:206) at bucket.core.persistence.hibernate.schema.SchemaHelper.updateSchemaIfNeeded(SchemaHelper.java:181) at com.atlassian.confluence.upgrade.AbstractUpgradeManager.upgrade(AbstractUpgradeManager.java:160) at com.atlassian.confluence.plugin.PluginFrameworkContextListener.launchUpgrades(PluginFrameworkContextListener.java:136) at com.atlassian.confluence.plugin.PluginFrameworkContextListener.contextInitialized(PluginFrameworkContextListener.java:86) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4738) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5181) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1408) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1398) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:266) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1142) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:617) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745) 2015-12-08 17:20:37,181 ERROR [localhost-startStop-1] [atlassian.confluence.plugin.PluginFrameworkContextListener] launchUpgrades Upgrade failed, application will not start: com.atlassian.config.ConfigurationException: Cannot update schema ***** A couple more schema error messages, then proceeds with Plugins startup, but doesn't appear that is working either. *****

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Hi guys, 


A know issue for Oracle 5.9.2 upgrades can be found in this report, which I believe that matches with your situation and describes the installed usability of the latest version: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-40174

From that, the suggested workaround would be to drop a constraint from the database, specifically the u2u_relation_unique, as it says: 

# Stop Confluence
# Drop the {{u2u_relation_unique}} constraint from the USER_RELATION table.
# Start Confluence and let the upgrade run again.


Hope it helps you. In case of having any specific issue, feel free to contact us through the support channel (https://support.atlassian.com). 



Giuliano T.

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