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?)

Thanks,

1 answer

1 accepted

0 vote

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 :)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Apr 13, 2018 in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

356 views 20 10
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you