I own a backup file from a Confluence setup from an old company of mine that has since dissolved. I need to re-expand the wiki so I can view the content. The backup is over 1 year old, so I don't know what version of Confluence it will be compatible with. I want to know the quickest/easiest path to view this content. (I don't need a permanent setup - I just need to view the content for a couple of weeks.)
Also, I don't have the login credentials for the old account, so I need to know if that will inhibit me from having admin control over the newly expanded wiki.
Is it a SQL backup? Is it an XML backup? the version number will be in the data somewhere, either in XML or in a DB table. Here's the schema
As for the version, depends.... you could look at what was released up to a year ago so it could confluence 4.0 or it could be earlier so a 3.5.17 would probably work without having the major 4.0 upgrade work to do.
As for admin rights... read this
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