Extended ldap attributes from Active Directory?

We are running Confluence version 3.5 and it integrates with Active Directory nicely to manae users and groups for us. However, it only collects and displays the baisc data, i.e. name and email. How can it be exended to also include the other schema information such as phone number and position to be displayed in the user profile?

Any help appreciated.

3 answers

If you're using Atlassian's Crowd product, there evidently is a way to extend it to support additional LDAP attributes.

Also, a 2007 post from Jamie Echlin's blog describes how to set up a custom field to retrieve values from an LDAP store. It may require updating for the version of JIRA you're using, but perhaps it's worth a look.

The User Profile Plugin enhances the functionality of Confluence user profiles by allowing you to extend user profiles with additional elements. It supports LDAP-synchronization for any attribute. See:

https://plugins.atlassian.com/plugin/details/29106

Isn't there any free plugin available for that?

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 24, 2018 in Confluence

Atlassian Research opportunity with Confluence templates

Do you use templates with Confluence? Take part in a remote 1-hr workshop. You'll receive USD $100 for your time!   We're looking for people to participate in a   remote 1-hr workshop...

1,077 views 17 14
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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!

Find my local user group

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

Groups near you