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confluence installation on server throws Database connection failed

9Inquest! I'm New Here Dec 02, 2019

Installed Confluence on a new system since the working system is giving the problem Tomcat appears to still be running with PID 19405. Start aborted.
If the following process is not a Tomcat process, remove the PID file and try again:

Copied the home directory completely, created the installation directory and extracted the gz. and followed the installation procedure as it is. When I start the new system from confluence user, it shows it is running in the Linux console. But when I browse, it searches for 15 to 20 min and throws "cannot connect to the database error"

Please tell me how to make confluence to connect to the embedded h2 database


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Charlie_Misonne Community Leader Dec 02, 2019

Does the system you copied the home directory from also use the embedded h2 database?

In that case:

  •  Check the path pointing to the h2 database is correct in the <confluence-home>/confluence.cfg.xml is correct
  • Check the linux user running Confluence has permissions to access the h2 database
    --> Check file ownerships

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