SharePoint Connector compatibility

I am very surprised (and disappointed) that the current version of Confluence (4.2) is not compatible with the current version of the SharePoint Connector (1.5). The plugin page for the Connector (https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.confluence.extra.sharepoint) shows that it's compatible with Confluence 4.1.9 but that's not stated anywhere else I could find.

The Connector is a second tier Atlassian product, not a plugin, and my expectation is that the current release versions of Confluence and the SharePoint Connector should always be compatible.

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Hey Jamie,

I have integrated SharePoint Connector 1.5.5 with Confluence 4.2.11 and it seems to work fine. Although https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.confluence.extra.sharepoint did not state the compatibility but I think there will be no major issues while integrating it with latest Confluence version (as I have tested so far).

This compatibility matter is tracked here: https://studio.plugins.atlassian.com/browse/CSI-924. Looks like the developer is working on releasing SharePoint Connector 1.6 which I believe will be officially stated as compatible with Confluence 4.2 and 4.3.

We're running Confluence 4.2.3 and the SharePoint Connector isn't available through the plugin menu within Confluence, and I can't install it manually.

In my opinion, Atlassian should ensure that the latest released versions of its interoperable products are compatible. The plugin manager could also be improved so that it can show matches with incompatible products. Searching for SharePoint returns no results.

The reason it shows no results is indeed because it's incompatible.

That;s how it works. When Atlassian releases the 1.6 one referred to above - it will show up in the search.

I was confused abt that before too - but once you know, makes sense.

You should be able to install it manually by downloading the plugin .jar file from https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.confluence.extra.sharepoint. After a successful download, go to http://<confluence-url>/plugins/servlet/upm#manage and click on the 'Upload Plugin' button to manually upload the jar file.

I was able to install it manually, thank you Hanis.

I understand that the plugin manager only shows compatible plugins but a side effect of this is that incompatible plugins cannot be discovered. Searching for "sharepoint" (per the instructions) returns no matches so it's easy to assume that no SharePoint plugins exist.

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