Confluence 2.2.8

Hi guys,

I've a Confluence environment, which I believe is

Version 2.2.8
Build Number 525

My question is how do I get admin access, given that I've full control of the DB and the web server?

I've tried to add a regular user to different groups in [os_user_group] or setting up the admin user with same password hash from regular user. None of these has worked. Restarting Tomcat and Apache also did not help. Any clues?

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David Simpson Community Champion Jan 25, 2012

Have tried it and stillc annot login with admin/admin.

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Is confluence using its own internal user management or delegating to an LDAP directory or Crowd etc.?? As that may be getting in the way

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Users are using their Windows domain user/passwords, so I'd imagine LDAP is being used

How do I determine it is the case for our environment? It might be a very novice question, but I am a very novice in Confluense with not much information about our install.

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David Simpson Community Champion Jan 25, 2012

Take a look at:
http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONF25/Customising+atlassian-user.xml

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Thanks, but this configuration file is all commented out. Just got <osuser key="osuserRepository" name="OSUser Repository" />

Any other clues?

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David Simpson Community Champion Jan 25, 2012

Hmm. I'd start grep-ing the filesystem for your AD hostname/IP address at this point

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I've done that and no meaningful result was returned. As now I'm pretty sure that it is using Domain authentication, managed to find some LDAP settings in Jive database. Table '[jiveProperty]'.

Can you provide a link with howto modify the Jive forum -> Confluense integration in order to achieve the AD authentication?

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David Simpson Community Champion Jan 25, 2012

I think you're on your own here. Jive forum integration? Sounds like fun ;-)

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Thanks for all your suggestions on this. It seems that it is indeed using SSO integration with Jive Forums.

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