Can you restore a deleted confluence space?

Can you restore a deleted confluence space?

 

The space was deleted on November 20th?

Is there a way to restore?

 

 

1 answer

0 vote
Ann Worley Atlassian Team Dec 06, 2017

There is no trash bin sort of functionality to restore a space, and if you are on Confluence Cloud it is impossible to retrieve it.

If you are using Confluence server (self-hosted) you can install a temporary Confluence instance of the same version and restore an old backup from before the space was deleted. (By default, there are full site back-ups in the <Confluence_Home>/backups directory.)

After restoring the site back-up to the temporary instance you can do an XML export of just that space, then restore it to the original instance where it was deleted.

If you are using self hosted Confluence and want to try that strategy, please let me know any questions about the procedure.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Apr 13, 2018 in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

2,908 views 27 12
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you