How to get log in user infor in Confluence

Dear All,

I want to get the information of user who is currently logging in Confluence 4.3 from my plugin. As I have tried to search, the RemoteUser API is proper for this problem. But when I tried to use this api, the problem occurs. Also, I tried to find out the document of the API usage, but I cannot find.So my question is:

- Does RemoteUser API is the proper api in order to get informaiton of currently login user in Confluence? if not, I hope you could point out the way to solve this poblem. If yes, I hope you could tell me how to use this API.

Thanks in advance,

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Hi !

this should work:

HttpServletRequest request = ServletActionContext.getRequest();
String remoteUserName = request.getRemoteUser();
this.remoteUser = AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal.getUser();


I tried the these two ways. They all work properly! Thanks you so much, Thomas.


have your tried to use :


Thank Sandro, it realy works!

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