Disable delete space


I would like to know if there is any way to disable the delete space function. I want that just the system admin can delete spaces and not all members of the confluence admin group.




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Hi Julia,

You need to fix the permissions of the space to limit only admins to delete the space.

After accessing the Space, go to Browse > Space Admin > Permissions.

Take a look and the 'User' and 'Groups' and make sure only administrators have the 'Admin' box ticked.

Also make sure the right people are members of the 'jira-administrators' group (or other custom admin groups).

Jason Galea 


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Gonchik Tsymzhitov Community Champion Dec 27, 2016

Hi, Julia

Please review your permissions

via link admin/permissions/globalpermissions.action


In fact, your system administrator can set rule for GET, POST request to link /spaces/removespace.action






Where would you set up a rule for GET/POST requests for the remove space action.  We are also trying to disable space deletion by space admins.  Thanks for your help.


(We are running Confluence Server 6.1.1)

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