How to prevent new users form receiving email from Confluence

We are using Shibboleth authentication and every new user gets a Confluence account created automatically via SOAP API. In 4.3 every new user gets an email notication with a link to change the password. When using Shibboleth changing the password does not make sense. How can we prevent the email notification or at least change the text of it?

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Hi Erkki,

You'll want to look at

There is a default email message that is going out which you can customize the template for. In your <confluence-install>/confluence directory live several email velocity templates. Match the email you're wanting to change with the correct template and make the changes you want.

I finally decided to change the script that creates the users. The user is first created with a dummy email address that directs to /dev/null, then correct address is set afterwards.

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