backing up on demand confluence for import into our own confluence

Hi I'd like to make a new backup of our ondemand confluence so I can import on newly deployed confluence. Backup is currently failing via backup manager with Woah! Something went wrong!

Unexpected error during export has occurred

Also I would like _not_ tom import all the users at the same time I import the data as we are now managing users with crowd and I just get the same users from the import, is that possible?

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The best way to do the partial migration into an existing Confluence OnDemand instance is to take space exports.
https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Exporting+Confluence+Pages+and+Spaces+to+XML

This will let you just move over the spaces, while keeping the user database the same on the target instance.

The doc for importing spaces:
https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Restoring+a+Space

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