How Confluence Data Center Manage the Index File?


When building Confluence Data Center on AWS, I was wondering how Confluence Data Centre manages the index file. As we run Confluence cluster in auto-scaling group, the Confluence nodes come and go (not that frequent though, as Confluence is not good at dynamic scaling. It is more schedule based scaling). The newly launched instance gets … Continue reading How Confluence Data Center Manage the Index File?

Confluence Auto Archive Solution


I have been working on the Confluence space archiving project recently. Here is my design which is already in production. And it works like a charm 🙂 I will explain a bit deeper into the two major automations: Confluence Online Archiving Automation The Online archiving does 3 things: Set the space status to Archive. This … Continue reading Confluence Auto Archive Solution

Synchrony cluster failed to start with outbound proxy in AWS


If your synchrony cluster failed to start in AWS, the Collaborative Edit in Confluence will not work. And if your environment meet all the following criteria. Then I think you are in the right place. As I had the same issue, and finally figured it out that Synchrony has seperate JVM settings. The proxy settings … Continue reading Synchrony cluster failed to start with outbound proxy in AWS

Configure readinessProbe and livenessProbe for Jira Container on Kubernetes


The kubelet uses liveness probes to know when to restart a Container. For example, liveness probes could catch a deadlock, where an application is running, but unable to make progress. Restarting a Container in such a state can help to make the application more available despite bugs. The kubelet uses readiness probes to know when … Continue reading Configure readinessProbe and livenessProbe for Jira Container on Kubernetes

Configure Traefik Sticky Session in Kubernetes


As wrote earlier, I have a Jira Data Center cluster running on Kubernetes. The cluster has three nodes, and traefik is the ingress controller. https://gist.github.com/jc1518/9f1e0da8d61a865de9eef305d3cb20e2 Sometimes when I create a new issue or open a setting, I got the following errors: The root cause of this is that the request goes to a Jira node … Continue reading Configure Traefik Sticky Session in Kubernetes

Reindex Jira Data Center without downtime on Kubernetes


There are two ways to reindex Jira Data Center without downtime on Kubernetes. My Jira cluster runs a statefulSet in kubernetes. The configuration details: https://gist.github.com/jc1518/e6ec84f01e4fbe2e5517a02ed38b24ca DON'T use the following methods if you have livenessProbe to monitor the /status. As your pod may get killed when it is doing the re-indexing. You should monitor / for … Continue reading Reindex Jira Data Center without downtime on Kubernetes