How Jira Data Center manages Index Files


I wrote a blog about How Confluence Data Center Manages Index Files. Now let's have a quick look how Jira manages index files. Comparing to Confluence, Jira manages index files in a quite different way. In a multiple nodes Jira Data Center cluster, each node keeps the index files locally and tries to reach eventual … Continue reading How Jira Data Center manages Index Files

Synchrony does not work if proxy_intercept_errors is on


We found that if proxy_intercept_errors is configured as on in the Nginx (the reverse proxy for Confluence), Synchrony does not work properly - when user creates a new page, the page stays hanging with a spinning sign. This is due to that Synchrony returns 404 when user creates a new page, and the proxy_intercept_error tries … Continue reading Synchrony does not work if proxy_intercept_errors is on

Texts in Confluence Powerpoint Thumbnail Have Scrambled


Are you seeing the scrambled texts in Confluence Powerpoint thumbnail like the below screenshot? First of all, make ensure you have installed all right fonts in the OS or Docker image if you use containers. Secondly, clean all caches and the temp folders like ¬†dcl-*, then restart Confluence. If the above did not solve the … Continue reading Texts in Confluence Powerpoint Thumbnail Have Scrambled

Optimal Synchrony Setup


The application that works behind Confluence Collaborative Editing is called Synchrony. Synchrony works in two modes: Standalone and Managed by Confluence. Standalone: As the name suggests, it is setup as a standalone cluster which is dedicated for Collaborative Editing. Managed by Confluence: Synchrony is co-located with Confluence in the same cluster. And it is managed … Continue reading Optimal Synchrony Setup

Automate Atlassian Add-on Management Part Two


Continue with Part One, let me list some requirements that I would like to keep in the scope: Must Have Plugins metadata (application, version, desired_state...) is source controlled.Can query plugins information (version, license, expiry date...) from servers.Can query plugins information from Atlassian Market place.Can enable/disable plugins.Can install/uninstall plugins.Can update plugins.Can check compatibility. Should Have Can … Continue reading Automate Atlassian Add-on Management Part Two