how can I remove a users profile picture

I'm a new administrator trying to remove past employees profiles and pictures, can disable and remove the profile, but pictures stay?

help.

thanks.

4 answers

1 accepted

0 votes
Accepted answer

You can't actually delete a user if they've put in any content. You can however deactive them by removing them from all the groups.

is there a way to do this today? Mainly i need to be able to clear old users data out to ensure GDPR and Privacy compliance. If someone's old profile pic keeps coming up...its not compliant. Also this nonsense about keeping someone if they have any content is not exactly Compliant either. Its no longer legal to keep this information indefinitely in any way. It must be easy to totally "forget" people to be compliant

by "nonsense" i mean it no longer makes sense... yes it used to, but not anymore

For a disabled user the following might work. I'm not sure what the deal is for removed users since they don't appear in the admin list.

If you are the admin, you can:

1. Go to Confluence Admin-> Manage Users.

2. Enable the user if necessary.

3. Reset the user's password (if you don't know it) and make a note of the new password.

4. Log out and then log in as the user (with the new password).

3. Go to the profile page (users/viewuserprofile.action?username=???????).

4. Click Picture on the left and click Delete under the picture set to delete the current picture.

5. Choose a replacement icon or upload an icon from your desktop to use for those no longer with us.

6. Click Set Profile Picture to set the new icon.

Seems like a lot of work, doesn't it? But it looks to me like bulk functions for users are limited in Confluence if you aren't using a separate user management tool (like Crowd or some other LDAP tool).

I am not admin. I was able to remove profile picture from JIRA board but I still can see that in confluence pages. Can anyone tell me how to remove my pic from confluence also. Please tell simple steps instead of sending codes. Thank you.

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...

1,575 views 26 14
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