With admin rights, why can't I view some spaces and edit the permission in Confluence?

I am in the administrator group in Confluence, but there are still spaces that I cannot view or edit the permission. How to get around to this? Thank you!

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It is possible that the space or page has had the confluence administrators group removed from it.

Confluence administrators are a very different animal fron System Administrators.

To circumvent this you will have to:

1) Recover the system adminstrator account and use it to grant privs to your users.

2) As the people that are permitted on those pages/spaces to grant you privileges.

the confluence administrators group is for all intents an purposes just another group. It can have permissions granted to and removed from it on a space by space basis.

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