To connect Jira and Confluence, which versions do they have to be?

We are looking to connect Jira to Confluence and was wondering which versions do they have to be in order for them to work toegther properly?

We currently use a hosted instance of Confluence 5.2.3 and Jira on-demand 6.2. I assume we would have to move Jira to a hosted instance also if we want to connect them, correct? Or can we still do it with Jira being on-demand and Confluence being hosted?

thanks

2 answers

1 accepted

Accepted Answer
1 vote

Your versions are fine, those two will be able to work together.

You don't need to move anything either - you can run both yourself, both on OnDemand (and take advantage of a lot of automatic configuration) or one OnDemand and one self-hosted.

Do you happen to know if there are any advantages of both being on the latest versions? Like would we be missing out on anything by having an older verison of confluence?

Thanks

Only the stuff in the release notes for 5.3 and 5.4 of Confluence.

I'd recommend treating an upgrade and a migration as two separate pieces of work though. Unless your setup is quite simple, doing both in one hit can become quite a large programme of work.

Thanks a lot for your help and advice.

Question has been answered.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Sep 25, 2018 in Jira

Atlassian Research Workshop opportunity on Sep. 28th in Austin, TX

We're looking for participants for a workshop at Atlassian! We need Jira admins who have interesting custom workflows, issue views, or boards. Think you have a story to sha...

449 views 7 5
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you