Could not find a field-type definition with name "postgre72"

I moved our existing JIRA installation to a new server today.  The data was reimported into a new PostgreSQL instance and the JIRA home directory was moved to the new machine over a brand new JIRA installation.

When I start JIRA I get the following error: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Could not find a field-type definition with name "postgre72"
at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.getGenericDelegator(
at com.atlassian.core.ofbiz.CoreFactory.getGenericDelegator(
at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.configureOfbiz(
at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.doNowOrEnqueue(
at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.doNowOrWhenDatabaseConfigured(
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.postDbLaunch(
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.lambda$start$0(
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.start(
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.LauncherContextListener.initSlowStuff(
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Could not find a field-type definition with name "postgre72"
at org.ofbiz.core.entity.model.ModelFieldTypeReader.<init>(
at org.ofbiz.core.entity.model.ModelFieldTypeReader.getModelFieldTypeReader(
at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.initialiseAndCheckDatabase(
at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.<init>(
at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator$1.load(


This is what my dbconfig.xml file looks like:

&lt;validation-query&gt;select version();&lt;/validation-query&gt;



I would be grateful if anybody could help.

Thank you.

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There's a spelling mistake or miskey in your config - try postgres72 in the <database type> setting.

Thanks Nic!  I'm not sure how this happened, but thanks for figuring it out!  Our new JIRA server is now up and running!

I seem to remember one version of the installer would set that wrong.  It's usually down to my fat-fingered typing though, that's how I found it!

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