Upgrading from Confluence 5.9 without confluence.cfg.xml

I plan to upgrade my Confluence installation, currently in version 5.9.7, to the very newest, which seems to be 6.4.

After reading this

https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/upgrading-confluence-4578.html

and that

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-questions/Upgrading-Confluence-5-9-to-6-2-questions-about-steps-and/qaq-p/592919

I see that there should be a file named confluence.cfg.xml which I should copy over to the new installation. My very problem is that this configuration file does not exist:

find /opt/atlassian/confluence/ -name 'confluence.cfg.xml'

does not show any results. So, I already looked around in my database (a MariaDB 10.0 server) but I do not have any clue where to set it up.

So, how do I perform the upgrade if the configuration file is not present?

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Mizan Community Champion Oct 19, 2017 • edited

The file is present in home directory you are looking in installation directory

try looking in /var/atlassian/confluence

if not there then find where is your home directory https://confluence.atlassian.com/conf54/confluence-administrator-s-guide/configuring-a-confluence-environment/important-directories-and-files/confluence-home-directory

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@MizanThanks. Great point, I found it in

/var/atlassian/application-data/confluence/confluence.cfg.xml

(should be reply). 

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