I am currently tasked with upgrading our out of date confluence install from version 3.0.1 to 4.2.x (or 4.3 depending on when we go live). In version 3.0.1 the user directory was setup to use our local active directory server. This works fine but, we end up with users who have accounts that don't need access and a large number of extra groups from the active directory that don't need to be in confluence. We want to move from full active directory move to "integrated directory with LDAP authentication". In Jira there was an option to migrate from one directory to another but, I do not see one in confluence. How in confluence can I take a user and move it from one user directory to another user directory?
Support adivsed in confluence moving between group is not possible. I think would can do it manually in the database by change the directory_id of a user to a diffrent user directory but, support advised this would not be supported.
I ended up fixing the biggest part of the problem (we had 1000+ AD groups) by adding a groupFilter to the directory config that would never be true.
Support adivsed in confluence moving user between directories is not possible. I think one can do it manually in the database by change the directory_id of a user to a diffrent directory_id but, support advised this would not be supported and would probably break something.
I ended up partially fixing the problem (We had 1000+ AD groups that were showing in confluence) by adding a groupFilter to the directory config that would never be true and therefor never returned any groups.
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