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Unable to reset admin Confluence password using H2 database

We have a Confluence instance running the embedded H2 database but need to reset the admin password. I am following these steps: but cwd_users is not a valid table. 

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Hi @Kristin Lyons , 

Before connecting to the H2 database, you need to first shutdown the Confluence instance and then try connecting to the H2 database. 

If you do not shutdown the Confluence instance, then you will not be able to view the confluence tables.

then you will be able to view all the reference Confluence tables which includes cwd_users.

For connecting to H2 database, please refer to this KB article.



We have shut down Confluence and it is still not finding the cwd_user.

The Driver Class: org.h2.Driver

JDBC URL: jbdc:h2:~/test

Is that above information correct to connect to the embedded database?  That's what fills out by default.


I also tried to connect using DBVisualizer following the instructions here: and am still getting an error that cwd_user cannot be found.

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