Unable to Install JIRA Agile due to Bad Version Number in .class File

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  • JIRA Agile 5.3 installation failed.
  • The following errors appear in the log file:
2010-10-30 16:44:47,102 Spring executor 6 ERROR      [plugin.osgi.factory.OsgiPlugin] Unable to start the Spring context for plugin com.pyxis.greenhopper.jira
org.springframework.beans.factory.CannotLoadBeanClassException: Error loading class [com.atlassian.greenhopper.service.issue.DefaultGHVersionService] for bean with name 'gh-versionService' defined in URL [bundle://44.0:1/com/atlassian/greenhopper/service/issue/DefaultGHVersionService.class]: problem with class file or dependent class; nested exception is java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: Bad version number in .class file
	at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractBeanFactory.resolveBeanClass(AbstractBeanFactory.java:1144)
	at org.springframework.beans.factory.support.AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.predictBeanType(AbstractAutowireCapableBeanFactory.java:524)


JIRA Agile 5.3 is not compatible with JDK version prior to JDK 1.6.


Upgrade to supported JDK version 1.6 as stated in Supported Platforms.

Last modified on Aug 26, 2013

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