Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal


  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given


  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Create username aliases Edited

Background: One of our department is using it´s own (non centralized) confluence in my company with local users.


We have installed a "new" confluence (centralized) connected to Active Directory LDAP.

And we migrated the spaces from "non centralized" to our "new" confluence.


Goal: The goal is make "aliases" for users which were used in "non centralized" confluence coresponding to "new" confluence users.


The reason is keep linked articles in spaces functional.


Is it possible?


Thank you



1 answer

0 votes

Hello Pavel,

Welcome to Atlassian Community! It's nice to have you.

I'm not quite sure I understand what you're attempting to do. As I understand it, you have two Confluence sites with two separate user bases. One is internal to Confluence, and the other is on LDAP. The issue you're having is that your users have two different usernames on each of these sites, and you want to connect the two.

For example, if my username on one instance is shannon.spaniol, and on the other instance it's s.spaniol, then you would want to make shannon.spaniol an alias of s.spaniol. Is that right? If not, could you please elaborate?

This is not possible natively, but there might be a workaround so I want to ensure that I have understood you correctly.



Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted in Confluence

What do you think is the most *delightful* Confluence feature? Comment for a prize!

- Create your own custom emoji 🔥 - "Shake for Feedback" on mobile 📱 - An endless supply of GIFs via GIPHY 🤩 Is there anything quite as nice as a pleasant surprise? Comment below with what...

408 views 23 8
Join discussion

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you