We have a space called developement that is empty but we cannot delete it :
I did try to use the following script but with no success :
[root@syn-ops01 ~]# mysql -u root -p confluence < space.sql
ERROR 1451 (23000) at line 367: Cannot delete or update a parent row: a foreign key constraint fails (`confluence`.`CONTENT`, CONSTRAINT `FK6382C059B2DC6081` FOREIGN KEY (`SPACEID`) REFERENCES `SPACES` (`SPACEID`))
As you can see it was a failure to delete the space called developement.
Finally when I'm trying to delete it manually, same result, the removal is failling :
mysql> SELECT SPACEID FROM SPACES WHERE SPACEKEY = "Development";
| SPACEID |
| 22642695 |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)
mysql> DELETE FROM SPACE WHERE SPACEID ="22642695" ;
ERROR 1146 (42S02): Table 'confluence.SPACE' doesn't exist
mysql> DELETE FROM SPACES WHERE SPACEID ="22642695" ;
ERROR 1451 (23000): Cannot delete or update a parent row: a foreign key constraint fails (`confluence`.`CONTENT`, CONSTRAINT `FK6382C059B2DC6081` FOREIGN KEY (`SPACEID`) REFERENCES `SPACES` (`SPACEID`))
Please can you provide us a clean way to delete the unused space we have ?
It seems that the issue you're encountering is related to this issue we have documented before: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/Unable+to+Remove+Personal+Space+Due+to+Foreign+Key+Constraint
Let's give it a check and see if the resolution helps. Please backup the server before making any changes.
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