Confluence Fails to Start Due to a NoSuchFieldError (LUCENE_31)
Confluence does not start.
The following appears in the
ERROR [main] [confluence.search.lucene.ConfluenceSearcherInitialisation] initialise Error encountered while warming up searcher: LUCENE_31 java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: LUCENE_31
This error usually happens due a corrupted installation directory.
- Shutdown Confluence
- Create a backup of the entire Confluence installation directory
- Download a new standalone zip file (same version of your current Confluence)
- Extract it
- Replace the current installation directory with the newly extracted files. However please keep the following files from your current installation directory and replace the ones in the new installation directory with them:
server.xmllocated in <CONF_Install_Dir>/conf/
confluence-init.propertieslocated in <CONF_Install_Dir>/confluence/WEB-INF/classes/
- Restart Confluence
If you face any problems regarding plugins, please clear your plugin cache.