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access confluence without license

We are looking to create product help using confluence and want to create certain sections of help only for logged in users. I did some research and it seems that all logged in users consume a license in confluence. Is my understanding correct, or is there a way to give read-only access to logged in users without consuming a license?

 

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Gagan

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Pramodh M Community Leader Dec 27, 2021

Hi @gagan_kaur 

Some Ideas are already discussed over here. Let me know if you find it interesting

Straight forward there is no way

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-questions/How-to-give-space-access-to-unlicensed-users/qaq-p/1023522

Thanks,
Pramodh

thanks, @Pramodh M i will try this option. thanks for your help!

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Bill Bailey Community Leader Dec 27, 2021

You are correct in your assumption. The only workaround would be a generic log in shared by these users with very restricted rights. But not sure if that violates the license or not.

Even on the server/data center, you would consume a license. BUT you have the option of creating a gateway to even access the site, so could create user logins to access a "help center" which then allows them so see anon pages in Confluence.

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