Struggling while starting the application(Jira 3.13.3, JDK 1.8) on Tomcat 8

The same application (Jira 3.13.3 , JDK 1.8) up and running successfully on Tomcat 7.

 

But not working in Tomcat 8. Getting below exceptions.

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09-Nov-2017 10:52:30.093 SEVERE [localhost-startStop-1] org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart Exception sending context initialized event to listener instance of class com.atlassian.jira.appconsistency.db.DatabaseCompatibilityEnforcer
 java.lang.AbstractMethodError: org.hsqldb.jdbc.jdbcConnection.isValid(I)Z
    at org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp2.DelegatingConnection.isValid(DelegatingConnection.java:916)

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09-Nov-2017 10:52:30.568 SEVERE [localhost-startStop-1] org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart Exception sending context initialized event to listener instance of class com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.ConsistencyLauncher
 java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager.quickStart(ComponentManager.java:690)

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09-Nov-2017 10:52:30.654 INFO [localhost-startStop-1] org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationContext.log Initializing Spring root WebApplicationContext
09-Nov-2017 10:52:33.667 SEVERE [localhost-startStop-1] org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart Exception sending context initialized event to listener instance of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener

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2 answers

Hi Naveen,

The application will not work with Tomcat 1.8. It is not compatible.

Hi Edwin,

You are confirming that jira 3.13.3 will not be supported in

tomcat 8.

Am i Correct ?

can you please suggest me the solution ?

Do I need to upgrade the JIRA Version ? If yes , how ?

0 votes

Those versions are completely incompatible, it's never going to work properly.

Jira 3 is old, totally unsupported and has known security problems.  You need to upgrade it if you want to use it with a secure Tomcat and Java version and to get it supportable.

I'm quite surprised it worked in Tomcat 7, as the version of Java required to run Tomcat 7 is incompatible with Jira 3, and Tomcat 5 is the last one that could run Jira 3

Your solution is pretty much "upgrade"

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