FishEye 2.8 upgrade guide

Below are some important notes on upgrading to FishEye 2.8. For details of the new features and improvements in this release, please read the FishEye 2.8 release notes.

Upgrade notes

FishEye 2.8

Please be sure to read the End of Life Announcements for FishEye/Crucible 2.8 . Most notably: Support for Clearcase repository types has been dropped.

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Upgrade procedure

Before you begin

  • Test your upgrades in your test environment before rolling into production.
  • Back up your entire FishEye instance (see Backing up and restoring FishEye data):
    • If you are backing up your FishEye instance using the Admin interface, tick all of the 'Include' checkboxes (e.g. repository and application caches, plugins and their configuration data, SQL database, etc).
    • If you are backing up your FishEye instance using the command-line interface, do not use any exclusion options.

If you are already running a version of FishEye, please follow the instructions in the general FishEye upgrade guide.

Checking for known issues and troubleshooting the FishEye upgrade

If something is not working correctly after you have completed the steps above to upgrade your FishEye installation, please check for known FishEye issues and try troubleshooting your upgrade as described below:

  • Check for known issues. Sometimes Atlassian finds out about a problem with the latest version of FishEye after the software is released. In such cases we publish information about the known issues in the FishEye Knowledge Base. Please check for FishEye 2.8 known issues in our JIRA issue tracker and follow the instructions to apply any necessary patches if necessary.
  • Did you encounter a problem during the FishEye upgrade? Please refer to the guide to troubleshooting upgrades in the FishEye Knowledge Base.
  • If you encounter a problem during the upgrade and cannot solve it, please create a support ticket and one of our support engineers will help you.

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