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Duplicate entry 0 for key PRIMARY exceptions in log


After Jira installation or configuration changes – the following errors appear. Errors/failures in the Git Integration for Jira application are seen sporadically.


Jira admins will see a message similar to the one below in the Jira log: /application-logs/atlassian-jira.log:

2014-06-23 10:14:00,319 http-bio-8080-exec-25 ERROR xxx 614x203x2 p1s16e /rest/activityplugin/1.0/usersettings [common.error.jersey.ThrowableExceptionMapper] Uncaught exception thrown by REST service
com.atlassian.activeobjects.internal.ActiveObjectsSqlException: There was a SQL exception thrown by the Active Objects library:
    - name:MySQL
    - version:5.1.54-rel12.5-log
    - minor version:1
    - major version:5
    - name:MySQL-AB JDBC Driver
    - version:mysql-connector-java-5.1.10 ( Revision: ${svn.Revision} )
com.mysql.jdbc.exceptions.jdbc4.MySQLIntegrityConstraintViolationException: Duplicate entry '0' for key 'PRIMARY'
    at com.atlassian.activeobjects.internal.EntityManagedActiveObjects.create(
    at com.atlassian.activeobjects.osgi.DelegatingActiveObjects.create(  <+3>
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at Source)
Caused by: com.mysql.jdbc.exceptions.jdbc4.MySQLIntegrityConstraintViolationException: Duplicate entry '0' for key 'PRIMARY'
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
    at com.atlassian.activeobjects.internal.EntityManagedActiveObjects.create(
    ... 194 more


In MySQL configuration (my.ini (Windows) or my.cnf (Unix)), parameter of sql_mode is set to NO_AUTO_VALUE_ON_ZERO.


  1. Uninstall the Git Integration for Jira app.
  2. Remove all Git Integration for Jira app tables.
  3. Stop Jira.
  4. Stop MySQL.
  5. Edit the my.cnf file (often named my.ini on Windows operating systems or my.cnf on UNIX operating systems) in your MySQL server.
  6. Remove NO_AUTO_VALUE_ON_ZERO from sql_mode.
  7. Start MySQL.
  8. Start Jira.
  9. Install the Git Integration for Jira app.

For more information – see Atlassian help article about Duplicate entry 0 for key PRIMARY exceptions in log.

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