what was the first confluence release to support java 8?

We are attempting to mitigate nessus pluggin ID 84824 on a few of our windows confluence servers. The vulnerability solution calls for upgrading to 2015CPU  java 7_85. However, this release is now unsupported by oracle and not available for public download. so, now considering a confluence upgrade. We are currently running 5.4. Would you know the first release post 5.4 to support java 8?

Any and all feedback is greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Tony

3 answers

1 accepted

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi,

I know they ended support for Java 7  and moved to only supporting Java 8 in Confluence version 5.8.

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi Tony,

Also note that Confluence 5.7.x supports the 1.7 and 1.8 JDK. It's the only version that supports both of these versions.

Cheers,

Rodrigo

This widget could not be displayed.

Yeah, you can check directly in the supported platforms documentation:

You can notice that JDK 1.7 is only supported on 5.7.X versions and the JDK 1.8 is only supported in 5.8.X and above. Confluence service won't start at all on JDK .1.7.

Cheers,

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Monday in Confluence

Why start from scratch? Introducing four new templates for Confluence Cloud

Hi my Community friends!  For those who don't know me, I'm a product marketer on the Confluence Cloud team - nice to meet you! For those of you who do, you know that I've been all up in your Co...

509 views 7 6
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you