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Confluence administrator vs System Administrator... what is the difference?

What is the difference between Confluence administrator vs System Administrator?

What is the criteria to assign a group to these two permissions?

I am under the impressions that System Administrator has FULL access while Confluence Administrator has limited admin permissions. Am I correct?

I am confused please help!


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Hi @Yael Holland 

Confluence Administrator and System Administrator permissions govern who can control system-wide administrative settings. Users with the Confluence Administrator permission can perform most administrative functions, but cannot perform functions that can compromise the security of the Confluence system.

Please refer to the following documentation to understand the difference in detail:

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