How to set Autowatch globally off

Our users do not want email notification for every change they do by themselves. The Autowatch flag (under Profile->Settings->Email) is for some reason set to true for all users. How can we reset this to false for all users in one go?

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Hey,

check this workaround:

Workaround

The config lives in an XML file: <tt><confluence install>/confluence/WEB-INF/lib/confluence-x.x.x.jar/preferences-default.xml</tt>.

You need to change the boolean value to false, thus:

<preference type="Boolean">
       <name>confluence.prefs.watch.my.own.content</name>
       <value>false</value>
   </preference>

Then place it as <tt><confluence install>/confluence/WEB-INF/classes/preferences-default.xml</tt> and restart Confluence.

Posted here:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-22070


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