confluence suddenly stops indexing new content

Hi all,

We are experiencing a weird behaviour in our confluence 5.1.3 instance. It seems like the scheduled jobs in charge to indexing new contents is failing.

As I can see, there are two jobs related: clean index queue and flush index queue.

In the "content indexing" section, the queue contents starts growing until restart or "flush queue" manually issued by admin ... then a week later, confluence stops indexing again.

Are we hitting a known bug? how can we fix this? is really annoying as the end users can't search for content just created by themselves.

Thanks

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Asked to atlassian support and they provided these issues:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-8580

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-25164

Changing pdfbox jar from 1.7.1 to 0.7.2 solved the problem!

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