Combine user groups

Is it possible to combine user groups? So lets say I have 50 user groups and I want to have the groups 1-20 to have the same rights in some spaces. Therefor it would be much easier to have one new group that contains the groups from 1 to 20 instead of adding each group separately to each space. Someone told me that there is a plugin, but I didn't found it at the marketplace.

Thanks, Marcel

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Unfortuantely there is no current utility that support bulk permission changes.

We have just such a feature request in the works:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-1053

Visit that page, make an account and vote it up. The developers pay attention to the issues that make the most noise.

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Hallo Marcel

If your Confluence site is connected to an LDAP server, you can use nested groups: you can make a number of your groups be members of a single group, and assign the necessary permissions to the single group. The documentation is here:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Managing+Nested+Groups

This is not possible if your users and stored in the Confluence internal directory. (That is the default configuration.)

Cheers, Sarah

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