How can I upgrade jira-rpc plugin to work with JIRA 6?

Hi All,

I'm using JIRA 4.3.3 and I have installed jira-rpc plugin 4.3.3. Also I have modified the plugin. Now I want to upgrade JIRA to latest version. I tried to install jira-rpc plugin to JIRA 6.3.12. I got following error while start up.

2015-01-06 06:54:03,123 localhost-startStop-1 ERROR [atlassian.jira.startup.LauncherContextListener] Unable to start JIRA due to Java Error.
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/opensymphony/user/EntityNotFoundException
at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.privateGetDeclaredConstructors(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors(Unknown Source)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector$3.run(ConstructorInjector.java:403)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector$3.run(ConstructorInjector.java:401)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector.getConstructors(ConstructorInjector.java:401)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector.getSortedMatchingConstructors(ConstructorInjector.java:377)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector.getGreediestSatisfiableConstructor(ConstructorInjector.java:128)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector.getGreediestSatisfiableConstructor(ConstructorInjector.java:110)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector.access$100(ConstructorInjector.java:51)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector$1.run(ConstructorInjector.java:331)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.AbstractInjector$ThreadLocalCyclicDependencyGuard.observe(AbstractInjector.java:270)
at org.picocontainer.injectors.ConstructorInjector.getComponentInstance(ConstructorInjector.java:364)
at org.picocontainer.behaviors.AbstractBehavior.getComponentInstance(AbstractBehavior.java:64)
at org.picocontainer.behaviors.Stored.getComponentInstance(Stored.java:91)
at org.picocontainer.behaviors.AbstractBehavior.getComponentInstance(AbstractBehavior.java:64)
at org.picocontainer.behaviors.Locked.getComponentInstance(Locked.java:40)
at org.picocontainer.DefaultPicoContainer.getLocalInstance(DefaultPicoContainer.java:605)
at org.picocontainer.DefaultPicoContainer.getComponents(DefaultPicoContainer.java:586)
at org.picocontainer.DefaultPicoContainer.getComponents(DefaultPicoContainer.java:572)
at com.atlassian.jira.component.CachingMutablePicoContainer.getComponents(CachingMutablePicoContainer.java:176)
at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentContainer.initializeEagerComponents(ComponentContainer.java:289)
at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager.eagerlyInstantiate(ComponentManager.java:423)
at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager.start(ComponentManager.java:235)
at com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.PluginSystemLauncher.start(PluginSystemLauncher.java:29)
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher$3.run(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:135)
at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.doNowOrEnqueue(DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.java:324)
at com.atlassian.jira.config.database.DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.doNowOrWhenDatabaseActivated(DatabaseConfigurationManagerImpl.java:214)
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.postDbLaunch(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:118)
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.access$100(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:32)
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher$1.run(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:81)
at com.atlassian.jira.util.devspeed.JiraDevSpeedTimer.run(JiraDevSpeedTimer.java:34)
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.DefaultJiraLauncher.start(DefaultJiraLauncher.java:76)
at com.atlassian.jira.startup.LauncherContextListener.contextInitialized(LauncherContextListener.java:71)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4992)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5490)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1575)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1565)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.opensymphony.user.EntityNotFoundException
at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1720)
at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1571)
... 44 more
Jan 06, 2015 6:54:03 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext startInternal
SEVERE: Error listenerStart

How can I install jira-rpc plugin to JIRA 6.3? If this plugin version is not compatible, what is the compatible plugin version?

2 answers

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Joe Pitt Community Champion Jan 05, 2015

It sounds like you tried to install the same version of the plugin. If so you need to check with the vendor/developer of the plugin to see if they have a version for 6.3 and start with that if they have one. Plugins often lag behind JIRA releases.

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Joe Clark Atlassian Team Jan 06, 2015

The jira-rpc-plugin is bundled with the JIRA 6 installation - you don't need to upgrade it as JIRA will always ship with a compatible version of this plugin built-in.

 

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