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  • h3. Summary Confluence 5.8 OD will not startup, as it comes with Java 7 JRE embedded and set as the default h3. Environment * Automated installer version (.bin in Linux, .exe in Windows) h3. Steps to Reproduce # Install Confluence 5.8 OD from installer # Attempt to access Confluence in the browser h3. Expected Results You are greeted with the Confluence setup wizard h3. Actual Results Confluence doesn't start, there is a an error in the browser. The below exception is thrown in the catalina.out file: {noformat} SEVERE: A child container failed during start java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost].StandardContext[]] at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.report(FutureTask.java:122) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.get(FutureTask.java:188) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1123) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.startInternal(StandardHost.java:816) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1575) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1565) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:262) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1145) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:615) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost].StandardContext[]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) ... 6 more Caused by: java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/atlassian/confluence/logging/ConfluenceHomeLogAppender : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 (unable to load class com.atlassian.confluence.logging.ConfluenceHomeLogAppender) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClassInternal(WebappClassLoader.java:2961) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1210) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1690) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1571) at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method) at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:195) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.Loader.loadClass(Loader.java:198) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.instantiateByClassName(OptionConverter.java:327) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.instantiateByKey(OptionConverter.java:124) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseAppender(PropertyConfigurator.java:785) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseCategory(PropertyConfigurator.java:768) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.configureRootCategory(PropertyConfigurator.java:648) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurator.java:514) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurator.java:580) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.selectAndConfigure(OptionConverter.java:526) at org.apache.log4j.LogManager.<clinit>(LogManager.java:127) at org.slf4j.impl.Log4jLoggerFactory.getLogger(Log4jLoggerFactory.java:63) at org.slf4j.LoggerFactory.getLogger(LoggerFactory.java:284) at org.slf4j.bridge.SLF4JBridgeHandler.getSLF4JLogger(SLF4JBridgeHandler.java:202) at org.slf4j.bridge.SLF4JBridgeHandler.publish(SLF4JBridgeHandler.java:287) at java.util.logging.Logger.log(Logger.java:616) at java.util.logging.Logger.doLog(Logger.java:641) at java.util.logging.Logger.logp(Logger.java:841) at org.apache.juli.logging.DirectJDKLog.log(DirectJDKLog.java:185) at org.apache.juli.logging.DirectJDKLog.error(DirectJDKLog.java:151) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4915) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5490) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 6 more May 05, 2015 4:01:06 PM org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase startInternal SEVERE: A child container failed during start java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost]] at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.report(FutureTask.java:122) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.get(FutureTask.java:188) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1123) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.startInternal(StandardEngine.java:300) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.startInternal(StandardService.java:443) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.startInternal(StandardServer.java:739) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:689) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:321) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:455) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1575) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1565) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:262) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1145) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:615) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: A child container failed during start at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1131) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.startInternal(StandardHost.java:816) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 6 more May 05, 2015 4:01:06 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start SEVERE: The required Server component failed to start so Tomcat is unable to start. org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardServer[8000]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:689) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:321) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:455) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardService[Tomcat-Standalone]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.startInternal(StandardServer.java:739) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 7 more Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.startInternal(StandardService.java:443) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 9 more Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: A child container failed during start at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1131) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.startInternal(StandardEngine.java:300) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 11 more {noformat} h3. Notes * I looked into what JRE is included and the notes indicate it is Java 7 h3. Workaround # Install Java 8 # Go to <confluence_install>/bin # Edit setenv.sh (or modify tomcat7w in Windows) # Remove the JRE_HOME line and replace with {code}export JAVA_HOME=/path/to/java/8{code} # Start Confluence
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  • h3. Summary Confluence 5.8 OD will not startup, as it comes with Java 7 JRE embedded and set as the default h3. Environment * Automated installer version (.bin in Linux, .exe in Windows) h3. Steps to Reproduce # Install Confluence 5.8 OD from installer # Attempt to access Confluence in the browser h3. Expected Results You are greeted with the Confluence setup wizard h3. Actual Results Confluence doesn't start, there is a an error in the browser. The below exception is thrown in the catalina.out file: {noformat} SEVERE: A child container failed during start java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost].StandardContext[]] at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.report(FutureTask.java:122) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.get(FutureTask.java:188) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1123) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.startInternal(StandardHost.java:816) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1575) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1565) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:262) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1145) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:615) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost].StandardContext[]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) ... 6 more Caused by: java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/atlassian/confluence/logging/ConfluenceHomeLogAppender : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 (unable to load class com.atlassian.confluence.logging.ConfluenceHomeLogAppender) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClassInternal(WebappClassLoader.java:2961) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1210) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1690) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1571) at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method) at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:195) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.Loader.loadClass(Loader.java:198) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.instantiateByClassName(OptionConverter.java:327) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.instantiateByKey(OptionConverter.java:124) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseAppender(PropertyConfigurator.java:785) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseCategory(PropertyConfigurator.java:768) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.configureRootCategory(PropertyConfigurator.java:648) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurator.java:514) at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurator.java:580) at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.selectAndConfigure(OptionConverter.java:526) at org.apache.log4j.LogManager.<clinit>(LogManager.java:127) at org.slf4j.impl.Log4jLoggerFactory.getLogger(Log4jLoggerFactory.java:63) at org.slf4j.LoggerFactory.getLogger(LoggerFactory.java:284) at org.slf4j.bridge.SLF4JBridgeHandler.getSLF4JLogger(SLF4JBridgeHandler.java:202) at org.slf4j.bridge.SLF4JBridgeHandler.publish(SLF4JBridgeHandler.java:287) at java.util.logging.Logger.log(Logger.java:616) at java.util.logging.Logger.doLog(Logger.java:641) at java.util.logging.Logger.logp(Logger.java:841) at org.apache.juli.logging.DirectJDKLog.log(DirectJDKLog.java:185) at org.apache.juli.logging.DirectJDKLog.error(DirectJDKLog.java:151) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4915) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5490) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 6 more May 05, 2015 4:01:06 PM org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase startInternal SEVERE: A child container failed during start java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost]] at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.report(FutureTask.java:122) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.get(FutureTask.java:188) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1123) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.startInternal(StandardEngine.java:300) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.startInternal(StandardService.java:443) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.startInternal(StandardServer.java:739) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:689) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:321) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:455) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone].StandardHost[localhost]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1575) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1565) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:262) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1145) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:615) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: A child container failed during start at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1131) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.startInternal(StandardHost.java:816) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 6 more May 05, 2015 4:01:06 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start SEVERE: The required Server component failed to start so Tomcat is unable to start. org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardServer[8000]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:689) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:321) at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:455) Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardService[Tomcat-Standalone]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.startInternal(StandardServer.java:739) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 7 more Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: Failed to start component [StandardEngine[Standalone]] at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:154) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.startInternal(StandardService.java:443) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 9 more Caused by: org.apache.catalina.LifecycleException: A child container failed during start at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.startInternal(ContainerBase.java:1131) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.startInternal(StandardEngine.java:300) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) ... 11 more {noformat} h3. Notes * I looked into what JRE is included and the notes indicate it is Java 7 h3. Workaround # Install Java 8 # Go to <confluence_install>/bin # Edit setenv.sh (or modify tomcat7w in Windows) # Remove the JRE_HOME line and replace with {code}export JAVA_HOME=/path/to/java/8{code} # Start Confluence
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    • java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: org/apache/solr/servlet/SolrDispatchFilter : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 (unable to load class org.apache.solr.servlet.SolrDispatchFilter) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClassInternal(WebappClassLoader.java:2961) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.findClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1210) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1690) at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1571)

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