I inherited admining a Confluence instance, and one of the spaces has a space character within the name. Is there a way I can rename this key, or go and delete the space altogether? There's no pages in the space that need to be kept.
Whenever I try to access the space, be it Overview, Summary, etc, it gives me Page Not Found error
I found the best solution, for me, was just going into the database and updating the Space Key and removing the space. After doing this, clearing the cache + reindexing, all things were accessible again.
I would suggest trying to use the API but I have a feeling it will also throw errors. It's weird that confluence even let them create a spacekey like that in the first place. The only other option I can think of is to delete it from the database since you are not able to get into the space admin section of the space.
Try creating a support ticket with Atlassian since this seems to be some kind of big with their system that it let them create this spacekey in the first place. Maybe they can give you the SQL command to run to remove the space from the DB.
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