Hello there, @ksa !
Since GDPR struck, many changes were needed to make our environment compliant with it. One of those changes includes the privacy of user-related information, such as names and emails.
Currently, I believe that the fastest way to acquire such userIDs is by exporting the user list of your instance. This procedure is explained here:
If your users are from the same domain or from a multitude of domains of which you happen to have access, you could verify those in your Organization side. Here is how you verify them:
After the domains are verified (if you needed to verify them), we can use our REST API endpoints to get the necessary user info. Here is more information on the tooling to do this:
I hope this clears the skies for you a little bit, Kasia! Looking forward to your reply.
Hello Kasia, and welcome to the Community!
We appreciate you reaching out in regards to the API changes which return account ID where they used to return username. The information you’re referring to can be found within the deprecation notice which is located at Deprecation notice and migration guide for major changes to Confluence Cloud REST APIs to improve user privacy.
If you want to return to a users User ID then we would suggest using the following endpoints to get a users User ID / Account ID:
The first endpoint will allow you to return a user with their account ID. From there, you will pass said account ID over to the second endpoint, which will allow you to return the users User ID then.
I hope this information proves helpful and you’re able to access the user information you need via the REST API.
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