twiki to confluence migration

I am just trying to do a trial of twiki to confluence migration using UWC.


UserList is first page to migration from Twiki, but it fails with UWC log saying


2018-01-20 17:19:34,603 INFO [Thread-7] - Starting conversion.
2018-01-20 17:19:34,604 INFO [Thread-7] - Initializing Converters...
2018-01-20 17:19:34,635 INFO [Thread-7] - Initializing Pages...
2018-01-20 17:19:34,663 INFO [Thread-7] - Converting pages...
2018-01-20 17:19:34,663 INFO [Thread-7] - -------------------------------------
2018-01-20 17:19:34,663 INFO [Thread-7] - converting page file: UserList_two.txt
2018-01-20 17:19:34,682 INFO [Thread-7] - no attachment files found in directory: C:\Users\chauhahi\Downloads\twiki\TWiki-6.0.0\pub\Main\UserList_two
2018-01-20 17:19:34,728 INFO [Thread-7] - Converting Spacenames - complete
2018-01-20 17:19:34,728 INFO [Thread-7] - time to convert 65ms
2018-01-20 17:19:34,728 INFO [Thread-7] - ::: total time to convert files: 0 seconds.
2018-01-20 17:19:34,728 INFO [Thread-7] - Building Hierarchy.
2018-01-20 17:19:34,744 INFO [Thread-7] - Uploading Pages to Confluence...
2018-01-20 17:19:34,775 ERROR [Thread-7] - REMOTE_API_ERROR: Could not transform wiki content in page: 'UserList_two' from markup to xhtml.
2018-01-20 17:19:35,882 INFO [Thread-7] - Uploaded 1 out of 1 pages.
2018-01-20 17:19:35,882 INFO [Thread-7] - Conversion Complete
2018-01-20 17:19:35,884 ERROR [Thread-7] -
Conversion Status... UNEXPECTED_ERROR


The converted page is uploaded to confluence, but not correctly.  

Since this had been tried by many time in past by other. So I would appreciate if anyone can guide me  to solve this issue.



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If I remember correctly, the UWC is deprecated, due to many changes in the Confluence database/API. It is not an out of the box solution, but more of starting point to mod/update to the current API.

It is correct that UWC is deprecated, But I think must have been working to migrate the twiki content to confluence 5.x

It has been deprecated for some time, so would have to be an early version 5.x release (certainly before they changed the database).

The easiest thing to do is spin up an early 5.x installation and see if it works. The official possition is that support ended at 4.3.7

This post seems to indicate it worked with 5.5.7


I know when my team did a conversion for a client, it did involve a fair amount of work to get it working reliably.

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