Why might Edit be appearing on a Confluence page when i don't have permissions to Edit the page - restrictions are applied.
When I click on it, it says I don't have permissions. But, it's my understanding that I shouldn't see Edit in the menu bar if I don't have permissions, even as an admin, because of these restrictions.
I understand your point of view but I suspect that is normal and occurs due to the design of the application (Confluence itself). If you need a help to confirm this, please feel free to raise a support ticket at our support.atlassian.com and we can try to reproduce this behaviour with the same steps that you perform and then check if this is a expected behaviour or maybe can a kind of bug (I think this is expected, but anyway we can check for you).
I disagree. If I login with another user that doesn't have edit permissions to this page, or some other page, they don't see Edit on the screen. I don't understand why my user would have this behavior when I don't have permissions to edit the screen. I'll raise a support ticket as you suggested.
We have submitted a bug report to Atlassian because the UI should not be different for two different users, each not having edit permissions to the page. One user sees Edit, but gets a permission error when clicking on it; the other user does not see Edit. The correct result for both is that Edit is not shown.
Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.Learn more
@Manon Soubies-Camy is an engineer who has been an avid Atlassian user since 2014. She helps companies of all sizes transform the way they work with the Atlassian stack, including Jira and Confl...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs