I would like to find pages in Confluence that our termed/inactive users created or contributed to. I can see the users on our user management page but I can't specifically search for them using the contributor or creator search in Confluence.
@Erica Larson , I was looking for a way to find pages where a specific inactive user was mentioned, and found that I can paste this URL into the address bar (insert your site URL and the username of the inactive user). Hope it works for you too!
Dear @Erica Larson,
this is a classic mass data job to be done over the API.
Get all pages with history of one space:
Then you extract from each returned page information the creator (username) of it, and request its status:
The result JSON should tell you, if the user is inactive. If you get a HTTP code 404, the user doesn't exist any more. So you know which pages are without creators.
Thanks for your suggestion but I am not sure that is what I am looking for. I may have worded my question wrong. I want my inactive users to be searchable within in Confluence. I don't need to find all pages created by inactive users. I want my users to be able to find specific pages that were created or contributed to by inactive users.
I'm not sure what this concept means, that of a search for documentation not concerning itself with the "past" Certainly, documentation is all about retaining history and knowledge developed in the "past." And clearly documentation of inactive users is *more* valuable, since they are no longer there to ask. Weird idea, that only the current moment matters when looking for clues on how things have been done...
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