Jira Subversion Plugin installation error.

Getting the below error when i install JIRA Subversion plugin in JIRA 5.2.7

Could not find a handler capable of installing the add-on at atlassian-jira-subversion-plugin- .zip. Check that the file is a valid add-on.


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Hi Rash,

The subversion plugin is a version 1 plugin, and therefore, it should be installed by placing the jar files (the jar files that are extracted from the downloaded zip), and place it on the JIRA's WEB-INF/lib directory. You would also need to add the subversion-jira-plugin.properties file into JIRA's WEB-INF/classes. Make sure that you have restarted your JIRA instance once you have added the mentioned files.

You can also extract the subversion plugin zip file and locate the README file for the installation steps. You may also find the steps from this link (Look under Install Instruction): https://ecosystem.atlassian.net/wiki/display/SVN/Subversion+JIRA+plugin

Hope this helps.

You might install via UPM. Please follow installation instruction given in below documentation


I was trying with UPM itself.

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Joe Wai Tye Atlassian Team Mar 31, 2013

Hi Rash,

May I know how exactly you tried to install the plugin? Did you try it by searching for an add-on and then installing it directly from UPM, or did you upload the file into UPM?




I downloaded the zip file from marketplace and uplaoded in UPM.

When i directly try installing by searching from UPM, its shows that it cannot be done.


You have to go through the steps given in the documentation above, not by UPM.

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