java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unsupported class file major version 59

Hi Team,
using below versions
-sonarqube Version 6.7.7

I had to use this version for work reasons. When I use command “mvn sonar:sonar” to scanner my maven project, report a error “java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unsupported class file major version 59” . But I always use Java 1.8, and maven-compiler-plugin configuration is 1.8, such as:

java -version
java version “1.8.0_191”
Java™ SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_191-b12)
Java HotSpot™ 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.191-b12, mixed mode)


I don’t know what went wrong, please help me to resolve the issue

Gao Kunyuan

Hello @Goomba ,

Unfortunately, this version of SonarQube is largely outdated (released on November 8, 2017), and absolutely not maintained anymore. If you don’t update to the latest LTS, or the latest released version, we won’t be able to help you.