Looking rest api for confluence to remove users from groups

I am looking rest api for confluence to remove users from confluence-users group..I am finding any kind of api's related to that..Even in Atlassian docs I haven't seen for removing users from confluence-users group..Please help me out

1 answer

Hi Bala,

If you're using a Confluence 5.4 and less:

Look here for some help withApi for confluence: https://developer.atlassian.com/confdev/confluence-rest-api/confluence-xml-rpc-and-soap-apis/remote-confluence-methods#RemoteConfluenceMethods-UserManagement

  • boolean removeUserFromGroup(String token, String username, String groupname) - remove a user from a group.

With the new Rest API, use:

Recommended REST resourceREST method
removeUserFromGroup(java.lang.String token, RemoteGroup group, RemoteUser ruser) /rest/api/2/group/userDELETE

Hi Damien,

 Thanks for your help

FYI, I  need to use these rest api for python script to remove userfromgroup..Moreover I am using version Confluence v5.8.18. The first one you suggested is soap-apis,  the only alternative I found now is soap apis because  I am finding any rest api to use for my python script

removeUserFromGroup(java.lang.String token, RemoteGroup group, RemoteUser ruser) This rest api is good to use in python script??

@Damien Braz

Could you please help..Is that correct to use?

@Damien Braz

The REST api you are stated is jira REST Api, Is a jira REST api will work for a confluence installation? Because REST api docs for jira and confluence are different.





Conflunce REST Api:


Hi Bala, 


At the moment, Confluence API is only deprecated. You can still use the methods. The problem is Confluence will not be updated. Confluence Rest is not currently totally complete for Confluence. 

So, in my opinion, you should keed SOAP methods for the moments, waiting for Confluence adding methods you need. 

You can use: https://developer.atlassian.com/docs/developer-tools/using-the-rest-api-browser It will helpt you to discover the Rest Confluence Api smile



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
Published yesterday in Confluence

Think you know shares vs. @mentions in Confluence? Take this collab quiz.

To anyone who doubts that Atlassians are a little too obsessed with collaboration, and tools related thereto, let me describe a recent discussion we had (which took place on our internal Confluence, ...

107 views 2 4
Read article

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