How to restrict space permissions by LDAP group when authing through Crowd with OpenLDAP?

I want to restrict Confluence space permissions by group. I'm authenticating through Crowd, which uses a directory to our OpenLDAP with Posix. Currently, Crowd is set up to only allow my team (group: sd) to authenticate to the Confluence application, this works. However, it's like this group isn't passed along to Confluence. When I ask it to restrict access to a space, it doesn't see any of the LDAP Posix groups, including the one it just allowed me to authenticate through. Is there a nice way to do this?

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This might happen since you are not importing the group itself but its content.

What you can do is to import all the groups but set just a few users to be imported inside confluence-users groups. The confluence-users group (by default) will determine which users will be able to login into Confluence and it's a good way to filter that!


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