Jira not starting up -- Need help urgently

Hi All

the problem is jira is not starting up at all. In the logs it gives you this error (see below).

On front end it gives you message

Error occurred while starting component 'com.atlassian.jira.plugin.profile.DefaultUserFormatMapper'.

Help please?


2013-07-14 22:21:35,553 Thread-1 ERROR [com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager] Error occurred while starting component 'com.atlassian.jira.plugin.profile.DefaultUserFormatMapper'.

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid complete key specified: null

at com.atlassian.plugin.ModuleCompleteKey.<init>(ModuleCompleteKey.java:17)

at com.atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager.getEnabledPluginModule(DefaultPluginManager.java:766)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.profile.DefaultUserFormatMapper.ensureCurrentMappingsValid(DefaultUserFormatMapper.java:118)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.profile.DefaultUserFormatMapper.start(DefaultUserFormatMapper.java:107)

at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager.quickStart(ComponentManager.java:254)

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Hi All

Thanks for all your comments. I managed to resolve this issue.

When i tried to xml import the same file again after a few hours it imported fine, jira started perfectly.

the issue may be due to memory running out during xml import and thus corrupting the database and preventing a start up.

But this is just a hypothesis, no way i can prove it now, since the issue is no longer replicable.

But if anyone can suggest any other possible root causes, then it will be great


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What version of Jira are you using? What plugins are you using?

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HI Bhushan

I am on 4.1.2, about to upgrade to higher version. There are just three custom plugins i use, Jira charting plugin, greenhopper and Jira workflow misc extensions.

The instance worked fine until now. Today morning i tried to do an restore from xml, that failed, when i tried to rollback even that failed, after that jira failed to start up with this error.

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Mizan Community Champion Jul 14, 2013

Can you provide more logs . From starting of JIRA till the error/end . You can save it as a text and upload it to a comment

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What is the JIRA version you're trying to upgrade to?

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