How can I find out to which spaces a users has access?

Not only on the user basis, but also via the groups the user belongs to. And if possible, which rights he has on the particular spaces.

Is this a query on the database? If so, can someone give me the SQL to be executed?

 

Thanks!

3 answers

This widget could not be displayed.

This doesn't answer all of your question, but, it is a good way to see and manage overall permissions across your site - getSpacePermissionList. This is part of Confluence Command Line Interface (CLI).

 

I'll have a look at it, thanks.

This widget could not be displayed.
Daniel Eads Community Champion Jul 31, 2015

SQL queries for you:

SELECT spacename, permtype, permgroupname from spacepermissions
join spaces on spaces.spaceid = spacepermissions.spaceid
where permgroupname = 'GROUP_NAME'
select spacename, permtype, lower_username from spacepermissions
join spaces on spaces.spaceid = spacepermissions.spaceid
join user_mapping on spacepermissions.permusername = user_mapping.user_key
where lower_username = 'jdoe'

And the honker that you're looking for (username is the only value you need to update and it's on the bottom line for your convenience - note that there are two places on that line you need to update it):

SELECT spacename, permtype, permgroupname, lower_username from spacepermissions
LEFT JOIN spaces on spaces.spaceid = spacepermissions.spaceid
LEFT JOIN user_mapping on spacepermissions.permusername = user_mapping.user_key
where (permgroupname IN (select GROUP_NAME from cwd_user u, cwd_group g, cwd_membership m where m.child_user_id = u.id AND m.parent_id = g.id AND
lower_user_name = 'jdoe') OR user_mapping.lower_username = 'jdoe')
This widget could not be displayed.

You can just do it in Confluence.
1.Click on the Confluence-Administration Button
2. User Management
3. Type in the name of the user
4. Click Search
5. Click on the Name
6. Groups should be shown in the list

Edit: This is just for the groups, that the user belongs to

Fynn, then I know to which groups the user belongs, but not to which spaces the user has access, and which rights he has on these spaces.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Sep 17, 2018 in Confluence

Why start from scratch? Introducing four new templates for Confluence Cloud

Hi my Community friends!  For those who don't know me, I'm a product marketer on the Confluence Cloud team - nice to meet you! For those of you who do, you know that I've been all up in your Co...

556 views 7 6
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