List users who have access to confluence page

We tend to use a combination of space level and page level access on our confluence instence. When permission is granted based on a user it's easy to see who has access to something but it's not as easy when it's granted to a group. Is there a way to get a list of users who has access to view a page?

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That is to log who has accessed a page not who has permission to access a page.

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So, you want a list of users in a group?

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I want a list of users who can view a page. an example would be If the space grants access to group a and user 1 but a page restricts reading to group c and user 1 then I want a list of users who are in both a and c along with user 1. This becomes a lot more complex as you go down the tree as the permissions on parent pages would impact the child page as well.

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Ok, lemme pseudocode this out, then you tell me if that's what you're looking for:

// get groups that can view a particular page

// get users that can view that page but that are not in the groups list

// list group members of groups that can use page

// list users that can view page

You don't have to look at the space-wide permissions because each individual page will inherit those settings if they don't override them.

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Matthew that about sums it up but you do need to worry about the space permissions because if someone does not have access to a space they still won't be able to access the page.

group a

  • user 1
  • user 2

group b

  • user 2
  • user 3

If the space is set to only let group a access the space and the page is set to only let group b access the page then only user 2 would be able to access the page. What I'm looking for is a easy to way display on the page what users have access to view the page.

Judging by the lack of other responces I'm guessing I would need to write a plugin to acheave what I want.

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I was trying to get at what you really wanted. I think this would return what you want (essentially, a list of users who can access the page):

#set($permsList = $content.permissions)

#foreach($item in $permsList)

#if ($item.userName)

$item.userName <br/>

#end

#end

From what I understand, you can ignore the groups, because this will return a list of only users who can access the page, regardless of their group membership.

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Matthew thanks for the responce but that seems to only list users who were granted on the page but not users in any groups.

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I was able to write a macro that does what I want but it's slow because it goes through every user in confluence. I have not found a good way to see who has access to a space so I could check fewer users but this also lists system admins (something I want).

## @noparams

Users with view Permission
<ul>

##iterate over all view contentpermissionssets
#foreach( $user in $userAccessor.getUsers() )

#if($permissionHelper.canView($user,$content) )

##if yes print the name
<li>$user.getFullName()</li>
#end
#end
</ul>

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Great answer yet indeed very slow when you have many users in your system. Isn't there an add-on that can show it paginated?

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I really would like this functionality too. Has anyone proposed it at https://jira.atlassian.com/projects/CONFSERVER ?

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