How can I add a user to only 1 Space?

I have created many different spaces, and I only want specific people (users) to have access to specific spaces, not all of them. Nor do I want my users to have the ability to create spaces and such. I've read about permissions and adding users, but am not finding what I need. Thanks!

2 answers

By default all users are part of the confluence-users group. If a space isn't created as private, the confluence-users group is automatically added to it's space permissions as having view rights. To restrict spaces to only allow specific users access remove the confluence-users group from the space permissions and add each user individually or group the users into their own groups and add the group.

In the Admin Console you can change the global permissions to restrict space creation to either specific groups or specific individuals.

great, thanks sean!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Feb 06, 2019 in Confluence

Try out the new editing experience

Hi team, I’m Avinoam, a product manager on Confluence Cloud, and today I’m really excited to let the Community know that all customers can now try out the new editing experience and see some of the ...

1,042 views 51 8
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