Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Earn badges and make progress

You're on your way to the next level! Join the Kudos program to earn points and save your progress.

Deleted user Avatar
Deleted user

Level 1: Seed

25 / 150 points

Next: Root


1 badge earned


Participate in fun challenges

Challenges come and go, but your rewards stay with you. Do more to earn more!


Gift kudos to your peers

What goes around comes around! Share the love by gifting kudos to your peers.


Rise up in the ranks

Keep earning points to reach the top of the leaderboard. It resets every quarter so you always have a chance!


Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
Community Members
Community Events
Community Groups

Atlassian Connect app scopes meaning


having a third party apps is great, but I'm a bit confused with the permission scopes meaning. I wouldn't want to grant access for more data than is needed to the app. for example, I wouldn't want the app (or it's developers) to have access to the IP in the conf site.

for example, what's "Read data from the host application" mean? what kind of data is shared, where is it stored, and who can access it?

if I have a Conf site with pages with valuable information (e.g., the bitcoin prices tomorrow), if I'll add an app with permission to "Read data from the host application", will my valuable information will be shared with someone?


1 answer

0 votes
marc -Collabello--Phase Locked-
Community Leader
Community Leader
Community Leaders are connectors, ambassadors, and mentors. On the online community, they serve as thought leaders, product experts, and moderators.
Dec 09, 2021

If an app has READ scope, it can in principle read (get, copy) all the information in your Confluence instance.

However you can restrict access for an app if you know the app user (i.e. the Confluence "user name" of the app).

Before installing an app, you can check their privacy policy and decide if you trust them.

thanx for the answer

but i don't get it, Confluence exists to hold the most valuable information any company has. who will want to allow any third party to get access to that data? who will take the risk?

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
AUG Leaders

Atlassian Community Events