This probably sounds weird but we have a scenario where we want to give someone external to our company access to our Confluence instance (hence we create an account for them) but we don't want the overhead of also creating a new JIRA account for them.
Some of our Confluences pages pulls in data from JIRA. Is there a way to configure Confluence to check if the user has an account in JIRA when accessing JIRA information and, if not, to default to a dummy user (which we could set up with very limited permissions) so that they don't get the "This user doesn't exist" error?
Or am I over-complicating this and there's an easier way to achieve the same results (a Confluence user is able to see JIRA content in a Confluence page without having a JIRA account.)?
Thanks in advance,
If you are going to try to do it the right way, the general answer is no. The reason is all data is bound by permissions and it would be hard to get around it.
One workaround is to generate data using the SQL plugins that are available for Confluence that will read the database.
You might also want to create a service account to show this information but that defeats the purpose of "not creating another account".
This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.Read more
Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs