Confluence 5.3 not sending edit notifications to watchers

My Confluence seems to work for watchers whenever there are files attached to the page. But any edits made to the page are not being sent to the watchers. I made sure the emails are correct and the checkbox is checked to notify watchers. It seems like Confluence is not sending any notifications whenever content is edited.

2 answers

1 accepted

0 votes
Accepted answer

Performing the fix in the issue. When you go to the system plug-ins, the Core Listeners will have 2 of them disabled. The fix enables them.

Hi Eugene,

It seems the Outgoing Mail Server is not properly configured on confluence.

To further help you I’m sending to you the Atlassian Confluence Documentation:

Could you please use the Send Test Email function and check if it works?

Kind Regards,

Henrique Lechner

I have not tried the test email yet, but as I mentioned earlier, I get watcher notification when attachments are placed on the page, just not when someone edits the page for content. Should I still look at the outgoing mail configuration?

I forgot, I already did the email test and it worked.

By looking at this fix, it looks like it resets all the plug-ins. Isn't there a way to find the specific module to reset it?

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 24, 2018 in Confluence

Atlassian Research opportunity with Confluence templates

Do you use templates with Confluence? Take part in a remote 1-hr workshop. You'll receive USD $100 for your time!   We're looking for people to participate in a   remote 1-hr workshop...

1,538 views 25 14
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