Replace Flannel with Weave Net in Kubernetes


The major reason that I replaced Flannel with Weave Net as the Kubernetes CNI is that Flannel does not support multicast. I did not realize it until my test Confluence DC cluster became dysfunctional. There are two Confluence nodes in the Confluence DC cluster. Each one is a pod, they are working fine when they … Continue reading Replace Flannel with Weave Net in Kubernetes

Confluence Space Exporter


Confluence supports multiple export file type for a Space via the Web interface. This is handy if you only need export a single space. But what if you need to export a large number of spaces? For example, offline archive the inactive users' personal spaces. I assume it will take you quite some time to … Continue reading Confluence Space Exporter

Jira and Confluence System Administrator Must Read


Both Jira and Confluence run on the Tomcat, it is critical for a Jira and Confluence system administrator to understand how Tomcat works. And what those paramaters mean in the server.xml? How to monitor the JMX metric to decide whether the server is healthy or not. I found a blog article on Data Dog website … Continue reading Jira and Confluence System Administrator Must Read

Use includeArchivedSpaces parameter in CQL


By default the archived Confluence space won't be listed the search results in the Confluence UI. This also applies to CQL. If you want to include the archived space in your CQL query result, then you need to add includeArchivedSpaces=true in your CQL query. For example, I want to find out all Confluence spaces (including … Continue reading Use includeArchivedSpaces parameter in CQL

Using Comala worflow to classify Confluence page


I was working on a data classification project a few months ago, and one of systems that needs to be classified is Confluence. The data on Confluence can be Public, Internal, Protected and Highly Protected. I designed a solution to use Comala workflow which we have purchased already, so no more extra cost on software. … Continue reading Using Comala worflow to classify Confluence page