Confluence 5.4.4 - Change multiple usernames

I know that we are able to change the username via the web interface in Confluence 5.4.4.  However, I would like to script the username change for 300+ users.

Does anyone know which tables will need to be modified for a username change?

We are in the process of adding LDAP and would like to clean up the "non-standard" usernames prior to attaching to LDAP.

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Wayne Wong Atlassian Team Oct 21, 2014

Hi Polly,

There is one document here which might able to help you, but this is prior to Confluence 5.3.

I strongly suggest you to test in out on a stagging/test environment before you doing this.

Please kindly backup your database before you modify any data from the database as well.


Thank you.



Wayne Wong

I have seen that article and I do not believe it is valid for newer versions. If you look at CONTENT.creator, you will see that the data is not plain text as the article suggests.

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