How to continue a link to a wiki page after sign in?

Here is the situation we are seeing in our Confluence 5.1.3 version. We do not use SSO and currently we allow anonymous accesses.

  • A user received a url to a wiki page and selects it
  • The user is prompted to log into the wiki because of page restrictions
  • After log in, the wiki directs them to their user default home page instead of the original page from that url link they were intending to go

I have been fooling around with the settings, but I cannot seem to figure out how to allow the user to continue to the original intended page. This seems to only happen if the page has restrictions on it.

I would appreciate any suggestions, help, or even words of encouragement!

Thanks

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I'm using Confluence 4.x but encountered the same issue.

For the default login screen, the os_destintion param should be set by default when the user is redirected to that page. For example:

http://devcenter.verivo.com/login.action?os_destination=%2Fdisplay%2Fdoc%2FUsing%2Bthe%2BAkula%2BSDKs

If it's not setting by default, then maybe you have a custom login screen?

What I did was add a custom login link and add the os_destination query string parameter to point to the value of the requested page. For example, the code to do this in a user macro is:

"/login.action?os_destination=%2Fdisplay" + $generalUtil.urlEncode($req.getPathInfo())

Some additional perspective on this issue might be here:

https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/43104/wrong-redirect-after-login-to-confluene-homepage-in-stead-of-my-app-using-crowd

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