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Error while connecting JIRA to mysql

Installed mysql 8.0

     configured according to instructions

     brought up firefox and when I try to connect I get "could not find driver with class name com.mysql.cj.jdbc.Driver'

 

I made sure mysql-connector-java.jar file is located in the install directory

 

Not sure what is missing 

 

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Robert Wen Community Leader Sep 19, 2022

Hello @ronald Lagle 

Is it in the /lib subdirectory of the Jira install directory?

yes

/opt/atlassian/jira/lib

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