Confluence upgrading MySQL 5.6 to 5.7

I have a Confluence install version 6.1.3 with MySQL 5.6.36.

Now that Confluence supports MySQL 5.7 I am looking at doing a Confluence upgrade to current (6.4.3) and then migrating MySQL to 5.7.current.

Are there any issues or gotchas I should be aware of ?

Than ks

 

 

1 answer

0 votes

I would agree with this.  Basic strategy, upgrade confluence, copy the database over to a mysql 5.7 server and change the dbconfig.conf to the new location.  This will give you a way back as well to a working version by swinging you db pointer if needed.

I presume you've read the database config for mysql.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Statuspage

Introducing Statuspage Getting Started guides! First up: What is Statuspage?

Over the next several weeks we'll be sharing some of our Getting Started guides here in the community. Throughout this series of posts, we'd love to hear from customers and non-customers ab...

229 views 4 1
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