OSLC Connect for Confluence can be installed through one of two ways:

  • By looking for it in the Atlassian Marketplace.

  • By downloading an Archive.

Installing OSLC Connect for Confluence

From the Atlassian Marketplace

The procedure for installing an application from the Atlassian Marketplace has been documented by Atlassian. When searching for an application, search for SodiusWillert, then install OSLC Connect for Confluence.

From an Archive

In order to download releases of OSLC Connect for Confluence, you can go to the version history of the Atlassian Marketplace listing page for OSLC Connect for Confluence.

From there, you can download whichever version you target, then proceed with the installation as documented by Atlassian.

Finishing the installation

When the installation is over, Confluence will display this:

Once installed, OSLC Connect for Confluence displays a confirmation popup with the version installed and if any license is already installed on the system

The confirmation popup after installing OSLC Connect for Confluence

When the installation is over, please reload the page for OSLC Connect for Confluence’s menu to show.

Confluence Administration

Activating the License

Now that the plugin is installed, you’ll need to activate a License.

  1. Go to the Manage Apps section of the Confluence administration.

  2. Locate the OSLC Connect for Jira plugin in the list.

  3. Click Buy now and proceed with license purchase.

  4. On the Atlassian.com purchase site, choose a deployment type (Data Center or Server) and then a solution to retrieve your current Confluence license:

    1. Search: Fill in your SEN number and the email associated.

    2. Choose: If you’re logged with the account owning the Confluence license, you can select it here.

    3. Manual: Pick the desired user tier and subscription term.

  5. Click Add to cart and proceed with payment.

Some checks before moving on…

Checking the installation by downloading the rootservices document

To properly verify the installation, you’ll want to connect to your Confluence instance and try to access the root services document.

In the following commands, replace the APPLICATION_FQDN[:PORT] with the proper FQDN of your server and the port used, if it’s not using the default HTTPS port (443). In both cases, you expect the following result, namely the name of the OSLC plugin:

    <dcterms:title>OSLC Connect for Confluence</dcterms:title>
  • using Windows Powershell

(Invoke-WebRequest https://APPLICATION_FQDN[:PORT]/rest/oslc-connect/1.0/rootservices -Headers @{"accept"="application/rdf+xml"}).content -split "`n" | Select-String -Pattern title | Select-Object -first 1
  • using a Linux shell

curl --header "accept: application/rdf+xml" https://APPLICATION_FQDN[:PORT]/rest/oslc-connect/1.0/rootservices | grep title -m 1