User Directory Setting Trick in Confluence and Jira


You may see this message "You cannot edit this directory because you are logged in through it, please log in as a locally authenticating user to edit it." when you try to edit the directory settings in Confluence or Jira. I just found out there is a trick to get around this, right click the … Continue reading User Directory Setting Trick in Confluence and Jira

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Jira Project Key Query Page


Similar to the Confluence Project Key Query Page, I created another page for querying the Jira Project Key. As the script sends a cross domain request from Confluence to Jira, the CORS has to be configured in Jira to allow it.  This is how it looks, and here is source code.

Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part Two


Continue with Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part One, in this article I will explain a bit deeper how the Bot works which is most interesting part I think. First of all, you need to have a Bot that is hooked to your Slack. I wrote my own Bot based on Hubot (Nodejs Express Framework). When … Continue reading Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part Two

Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part One


I have been recently working on improving our performance monitoring against Jira and Confluence. And here I want to share a few things that I learned, and hope they are useful to you as well. In high level, we have done: Setup both black box monitoring (CPU, memory, IO, Error log ...) and white box … Continue reading Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part One

Oracle Client / Server Interoperability Support Matrix


When upgrading Jira to a newer version, I am not sure if the new Oracle JDBC driver 12.2.0.1 works with our Oracle server release 12.1.0.2. So by asking Google, I found it is. Here is the interoperability support matrix: References: https://blogs.oracle.com/upgrade/client-certification-for-oracle-database-1210212201 https://blogs.oracle.com/upgrade/oracle-database-122-lifetime-support-policy-updated

Add-ons management of Jira and Confluence


An add-on (or plugin, they are slightly different) is an installable component that supplements or enhances the functionality of Jira and Confluence in some way. e.g Automation for Jira, Team calendar for Confluence. Both recent version of Jira and Confluence primarily use UPM (Universal Plugin Manager) to manage add-ons. They may look very similar in … Continue reading Add-ons management of Jira and Confluence

Atlassian Marketplace server is not reachable


If you are seeing the error message 'The Atlassian Marketplace server is not reachable. Available application updates will not appear on this page." on the Jira Version & License page - https://jira.mycompany.com/plugins/servlet/applications/versions-licenses. Then you should check the following three places: Network Make sure your Jira box has a workable network. Run some ping or curl testings to … Continue reading Atlassian Marketplace server is not reachable