JIRA Can't Start Due Error: SEVERE: Error filterStart
Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.
The following appears in catalina.out whenever JIRA is started:
Jun 08, 2015 2:05:04 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext startInternal SEVERE: Error filterStart
One of the web.xml files included with JIRA has been modified or copied over from an older version of JIRA as part of an upgrade.
Replace the following files with the default ones included as part of a clean JIRA installation and migrate any required changes from previous versions manually: