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This page describes the supported platforms for Confluence. Please review them before installing Confluence. The information on this page applies to Confluence 6.2.

Further information:

  • End of support for various platforms and browsers when used with Confluence: End of Support Announcements for Confluence.
  • More information about these supported platforms and hardware requirements: System Requirements.
  • Go to  > General Configuration > Support Tools to check your instance health. It looks at things like your license validity, Tomcat version, basic database setup and more. 

Key : (tick) = Supported. (error) = Not Supported

Java version


Oracle JRE / JDK

(tick) 1.8

(warning) There's a known issue with Java 1.8.0_25 and 1.8.0_31, and another known issue with Java 1.8.0_45. We don't recommend running Confluence on these versions.

Operating systems for Confluence server installation


Microsoft Windows (including 64-bit)(1, 14)

(tick) (Microsoft Supported Versions only)

(error) Windows Nano Server not supported

Linux / Solaris (1, 2, 9, 14, 15)


Apple Mac OS X

(error) Not supported as server. (tick) Supported as client platform.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)(16) We support deploying Confluence Data Center in AWS using our Cloud Formation Template or Quick Start.
Application servers


Apache Tomcat (11)  

(tick) 8.0.x




(tick) 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5

(error) 9.6 is not supported CONF-44216 - Getting issue details... STATUS .

MySQL (3)(10)

(tick) 5.6 (We don't recommend versions earlier than 5.6.16 - more info)

(error) 5.7
(error) MariaDB and Percona Server are not supported.


(tick) 12c (Release 1)

Microsoft SQL Server

(tick) 2012, 2014

H2 (4)

(tick) (this embedded database is provided for evaluating Confluence only)

Browsers – desktop


Microsoft Edge (tick)

Microsoft Internet Explorer (Windows) (6, 12)

(tick) 11

Mozilla Firefox (all platforms)

(tick) Latest stable version supported

Google Chrome (Windows and Mac) (6)

(tick) Latest stable version supported

Safari (Mac) 

(tick) Latest stable version supported

Browsers – mobile


Safari (iOS) (7, 8)

(tick) Latest stable version supported

Android (Android) (7)

(tick) Default browser on Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) or later

Chrome (Android and iOS) (7, 8) (tick) Latest stable version supported
  1. Confluence is a pure Java application and should run on this platform provided the JRE or JDK requirement is satisfied. 
  2. While some customers run Confluence on SPARC-based hardware, Atlassian only officially supports Confluence running on x86 hardware and 64-bit derivatives of x86 hardware.
  3. Ensure that you configure your Confluence MySQL database to use the InnoDB storage engine as the MyISAM storage engine could lead to data corruption. 
  4. Confluence includes an embedded H2 database. This database is fine for evaluation purposes, but for production environments, we only support running Confluence with one of the supported external database listed on this page. 
  5. Confluence is tested with these versions of Internet Explorer in standards-compliant rendering mode, not compatibility mode. Enabling compatibility mode may cause problems because it emulates older, unsupported rendering modes.
  6. Chrome does not support WEBDAV so features such as Edit in Word for attachments will not work. See CONF-23322.
  7. Creating and editing is not supported in the mobile web view on iOS or Android devices. See CONF-19523.
  8. The native iOS mobile app is only available for Confluence Cloud sites, it is not available for Confluence Server.
  9. NFS mounts are not supported for installation or home directories due to Lucene requirements. If you're using Confluence Data Center, an NFS mount is fine for your shared home directory, but not the local home directories. 
  10. We don't currently support MariaDB or Percona Server. See  CONF-36471 - Getting issue details... STATUS  and  CONF-29060 - Getting issue details... STATUS  for more information. 
  11. We only support the Tomcat version that is bundled with your specific Confluence version.
  12. You need to have Javascript enabled to install Confluence. Setting your Internet Explorer security level as 'High' will disable Javascript and prevent you from installing Confluence. See this knowledge base article for more information.
  13. In order for web clients to connect to Synchrony, the engine that powers Collaborative editing, reverse proxies must be configured to allow WebSocket connections.
  14. Although we do not provide 32bit installers for Linux and Windows, we do support running Confluence on 32bit operating systems. 
  15. There is a known issue with Solaris 10 and Confluence 6.x. See  CONF-51847 - Getting issue details... STATUS  for details. We recommend Solaris 11.x which is not affected by this issue.  Some customers have also reported issues with Alpine Linux see CONFSERVER-52400 - Getting issue details... STATUS
  16. Our support team can assist you with deploying Confluence Data Center in AWS using the Cloud Formation Template or Quick Start. We won't be able to assist you if you have customised the Cloud Formation Template.  
Last modified on Sep 10, 2017

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