Workaround for groups with whitespace or åäö?

I have a customer with a Conflunce environment. Users and groups are handled in AD. So far they have not really used groups that much in Confluence but they are starting that now.

Lots of groups have whitespace in the name (and som also characters like å,ä,ö). This seems to be a problem (I am taught never to use either when createing users or groups anywhere). When looking at the group I can see the members but when looking at a user that is a member of such a group the group is not there.

Is there any kind of work around for this or must they change the names and remove these characters to make Confluence understand this?

1 answer

1 accepted

0 votes
Accepted answer

Hi Susanne,

I've just performed a test in the confluence 5.1.5 and I could create groups with spaces and the special characters. I believe this is possible now. can you try to use this version in a test environment and see if the issue persists?

Regards,

Rodrigo

We plan to upgrade this customer next week so we will try it then. Thanks!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 24, 2018 in Confluence

Atlassian Research opportunity with Confluence templates

Do you use templates with Confluence? Take part in a remote 1-hr workshop. You'll receive USD $100 for your time!   We're looking for people to participate in a   remote 1-hr workshop...

964 views 14 12
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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!

Find my local user group

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

Groups near you