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Deleting a space

When I started this server, there was one space already there. This one is empty, but it does not like to be deleted like normal spaces. The option page in the space does not show a delete menu like the other spaces. How can I delete it anyway?

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Dominic Lagger Community Leader Dec 16, 2019

Hi @Berry Vermin 

Do you use confluence cloud in a free version? Then the first default space which is created can not be deleted, because there is a bug. See

Regards, Dominic

That is indeed the case, thanks for your reply!

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edwin vasquez Community Leader Dec 14, 2019

Are a space admin?

Do you see space settings/space tools on the bottom left of that space?

If not then, then you may. It be a space admin and May only have access to delete your own spaces. 


Hi Edwin, I'm indeed not a space admin. This space was originally there when I opened the cloud server.

If I created this server (and strictly speaking also this space) myself, shouldn't I have all rights by default?


edwin vasquez Community Leader Dec 15, 2019

Not necessarily. You can have the permission to create but not to delete. That may be a permission that has not been granted to you. 

now, if you create a new instance, and you are the only account and admin, then yes you most likely will have all the permissions, which include space admin. 

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