Values for database type for Postgresql

Hello,

I have installed Postgresql.

my psql is version 8.4, server version 9.3.

I have configured the dbconfig.xml with the following params:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 
<jira-database-config>
  <name>defaultDS</name>
  <delegator-name>default</delegator-name>
  <database-type>postgres72</database-type>
  <schema-name>test</schema-name>
  <jdbc-datasource>
    <url>jdbc:postgresql://host:5432/jiradb</url>
    <driver-class>org.postgresql.Driver</driver-class>
    <username>jiradbuser</username>
    <password>jiradbuser</password>
    <pool-min-size>20</pool-min-size>
    <pool-max-size>20</pool-max-size>
    <pool-max-wait>30000</pool-max-wait>
    <pool-max-idle>20</pool-max-idle>
    <pool-remove-abandoned>true</pool-remove-abandoned>
    <pool-remove-abandoned-timeout>300</pool-remove-abandoned-timeout>
 
    <validation-query>select version();</validation-query>
    <min-evictable-idle-time-millis>60000</min-evictable-idle-time-millis>
    <time-between-eviction-runs-millis>300000</time-between-eviction-runs-millis>
   
    <pool-test-while-idle>true</pool-test-while-idle>
 
  </jdbc-datasource>
</jira-database-config>

and I get the following error:

 

 

 

error.JPG

 

what kind of database-type do i need for this version?

 

thanks in advance,

3 answers

1 vote

I don't think it's the database type at fault here - you get that error when it can't connect to the database server at all.

Hi, thanks for your replies.

the db is running.

JIRA and the db are on the same linux server.

that is why I wrote "host" instead of IP.

 

when I tried to write the server ip I get different error:

HTTP Status 500 - Could not determine database type. (Connection refused. Check that the hostname and port are correct and that the postmaster is accepting TCP/IP connections.)
type Exception report
message Could not determine database type. (Connection refused. Check that the hostname and port are correct and that the postmaster is accepting TCP/IP connections.)
description The server encountered an internal error that prevented it from fulfilling this request.

Your system is unable to connect to the database. Connection refused means the database is refusing to talk to the application because your settings are wrong.

0 votes

Yep sounds like there's no connection to the database. I'd do the following

  • Check the status of your database server to ensure that it is running.

  • If your database server is running, check your network configuration to ensure that it is accessible (ex. ping from your JIRA server).

Some times your database service might be turned off. Just start the PostgreSql service in Control Panel-> Services-> Postgresql-9.2

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