I used Space Admin to remove a Space. The one child page in the space was deleted, but the space still appears in the dashboard. Trying to delete the space again just causes a NPE, and it still does not remove the space from the dashboard.
How can force the system to remove this space completely?
Judging from your issue description, it seems that you are currently encountering a known issue which is recorded here:
Here is another KB to manually delete your space completely:
Hope it helps.
Thanks! The second option is what I used, and it worked fine. The suggestions in the first option did not apply to the exception I had. For anyone interested, here's a partial stacktrace:
ERROR [Long running task: Space removal long running task] [atlassian.event.internal.EventPublisherImpl] invokeListeners There was an exception thrown trying to dispatch event 'com.atlassian.confluence.event.events.space.SpaceRemoveEvent[source=com.atlassian.confluence.spaces.DefaultSpaceManager@59adfe]' from the invoker 'com.atlassian.event.legacy.LegacyListenerHandler$LegacyListenerInvoker@b7d5cf'. -- space: 6455298 | url: /confluence/spaces/doremovespace.action | userName: admin | referer: http://confluence/spaces/removespace.action?key=IL | action: doremovespace java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.confluence.core.DefaultContentPropertyManager.cacheSet(DefaultContentPropertyManager.java:148) at com.atlassian.confluence.core.DefaultContentPropertyManager.setStringProperty(DefaultContentPropertyManager.java:93)
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