In Which database table JIRA License Key will store?


I got a problem while searching the database tables to find the table that contains the JIRA License Key. Any body help me in which table it will store

Thanks in advanse

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Hi Nageswarara,

You can find the license stored in the propertytext table.

Try running the following to find it.

select * from propertytext where id = (select id from propertyentry where property_key = 'License20')

Hope this helps,


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Hello Natalie,

This query should give you the add-ons license you have:

SELECT * FROM public.propertyentry pe JOIN public.propertytext pt on
WHERE pe.property_key like 'com.atlassian.upm.license%';


If you go to JIRA and compare the returned keys you should be able to identify what is the propery key for the specific plugin you want which in this case (Service Desk) is:


To understand the above I had to enable the SQL logs and change the license.
To enable the SQL logs:

I hope it helps.

hello everybody

i want to create a nagios script that checks the license expiration date, somebody knows in which table could i find it?


We also want to  checks the license expiration date,

Is it possible to find which table are stored those value?

Thank you!

It's not.  It's calculated from the key.

Is there a way to get the license of add-ons like JIRA Agile or JIRA Service Desk by querying the database?

Please help in searching the database tables to find the table that contains the Confluence License Key and confluence plug-in License Key.

Hi Everyone,

after setingup new JIRA service on own server I'm unable to restore DB. There we no backups from JIRA made, only MySQL DB.

  1. Clean JIRA was installed
  2. ./bin/
    1. changed DB configuration
  3. starting JIRA
    1. first launch succesfull, everything is working (till next restart).
    2. putting JIRA license
    3. after JIRA restart getting 500 error (
      java.lang.RuntimeException: org.apache.jasper.JasperException: com.atlassian.extras.decoder.api.LicenseDecoderNotFoundException: Could not find any valid decoders in [com.atlassian.extras.decoder.v2.Version2LicenseDecoder@5a2a6697, com.atlassian.extras.decoder.v1.Version1LicenseDecoder@4d5979b4] for license string <>
  4. checking MySQL DB accordingly to suggested solution - data missing
  5. tried to make clean JIRA isntall, connect it to existing DB and making XML Backup from running instance and than restore it on clean installation - getting same error.

JIRA version is:


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