Is my OnDemand Confluence content available to anonymous internet users?

I'm looking at Confluence at the moment in the aim of using the OnDemand version initially as a proof of concept then moving to a internal hosted instance down the track.

I can't see this mentioned explicitly anywhere and apologies if it seems too straightforward a question, but is a OnDemand instance of Confluence available to anonymous internet users without having to log in?

ie, anyone could access the content in the OnDemand instance (and I guess Google/bots index the pages and present them as search results?)


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Hi Gorlaz,

Yes, it's possible to do this by configuring Confluence's permissions to allow anonymous access. You can read in detail how to do this here:

Thanks Michael.

So without enabling that option, my Confluence instance is essentially private and non searchable by Google/bots?

Exactly right :)

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