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How do I upgrade a Confluence single server installation to Confluence Data Center?




Customers need to be on Confluence single server version 5.9 in order to switch to the latest version of Confluence Data Center.

To get started:

If you're upgrading in test environment, copy your current production single server install following the Migrating Confluence Between Servers doc.  Then, upgrade to Data Center.

About Data Center

Moving single node to clustered setup:
Note: Make sure your first Confluence node is up and running and then you will copy the Confluence application to the second node:

  • Shut down Confluence on node 1
  • Shut down your application server on node 2, or stop it automatically loading web applications
  • Copy the installation directory from node 1 to node 2
  • Copy the local home directory from node 1 to node 2

If the file path of the local home directory is not the same on nodes 1 and 2, you’ll need to update the <installation directory>/confluence/WEB-INF/classes/ file on node 2 to point to the correct location. Copying the local home directory ensures the Confluence search index, the database and cluster configuration, and any other settings are copied to node 2.









Last modified on Nov 16, 2016

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