I installed Confluence. Connected it to AD. Created a Global Space with no restrictions. Logged in with my user account and I can't see the space on my dashboard. I can't browse to the space either, its as though it doesn't exist. I looked in the log and I do not see any errors. Anyone know what the problem could be?
Could it be that the space permissions do not include the group "confluence-users", or that your AD username is not a member of that group? See the documentation on groups:
I hope this helps!
Sarah, thank you for your help.
I have setup two groups in AD , Confluence-Administrators and Confluence-Users, all of my users are in the correct group in AD. As when I look at the groups in Confluence it shows them as members.
I don't see how this is a problem if my space doesn't have any restrictions on it. All my users should be able to see any space right?
Okay I have made some headway. Apparently there is a configuration error or bug within groups. I just added the jira-users group to the space admin permissions and everyone in that group is able to see the space. However Confluence-Users is also a part of those permissions but they can't see it. When I look at the groups in Confluence Admin everything seems fine. When I look at global permissions in Confluence Admin I see this error:
Case incorrect. Correct case is: Confluence-Administrators
Case incorrect. Correct case is: Confluence-Users
Ah, OK. There's a problem with case sensitivity. For some reason, Confluence is not recognising that the group "confluence-administrators" is the same as the one with capital letters "Confluence-Administrators". I don't know enough about the cause here, and whether it's a result of the LDAP integration or something to do with the database settings. I know that earlier versions of Confluence had some problems with case sensitivity in group names. (Confluence should ignore case when searching/matching group names and usernames.) The best thing is to raise a support ticket at http://support.atlassian.com, and let them know which version of Confluence you're using.
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