Failed to create group in Confluence

Running Confluence 5.4 on Ubuntu Linux LTS 12.04

Three LDAP connections to different AD domains all configured as read only with local groups

In the past I have created groups successfully in Confluence Admin

When I try now (using group name osac) it gives error: Failed to create group "osac". Check your server loigs for more details.

Looked in /opt/atlassian/confluence/logs/catalina.out and can find no relevant entries.


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I have resolved this problem . The changes I made were:

Delete an LDAP connector that was not working.

Stop Confluence

Start Confluence

Re-create the LDAP connector with exactly the same settings

Hi David,

Is your "Crowd Internal Directory" on the first position in Confluence Admin->User Directories? You'll need that to create internal groups.

Best regards,

Felipe Alencastro

Hi Felipe,

Yes, I should have included that in my original post. The config summary for the internal direory is:

Directory ID: 98305

Name: Confluence Internal Directory

Active: true


Created date: 2014-03-12 14:46:47.0

Updated date: 2014-03-12 14:46:47.0


Implementation class:

Encryption type: atlassian-security


"user_encryption_method": "atlassian-security"

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