username in uppercase is not allowing in confluence

We are trying to create usernames for confluence, but username field showing " Usernames must be lower case ". where to make change to allow uppercase and mixed case for username field in Confluence user management.

1 answer

0 vote

Hello Siva,

External to Crowd:

  • Most LDAP directory schemas specify the user and group names as case insensitive for matching and searching, but case preserving when storing the data and passing it back to the requestor.
  • Applications behave in different ways. Some, like JIRA and Confluence, insist on lower-case usernames and groups and store all user-related data in lower case.

Enforcing Lower-Case Usernames and Groups for an Application

In some cases you may wish to convert user and group names to lower case when passing them to an application. You can set an option for each application, as described in Enforcing Lower-Case Usernames and Groups for an Application. When the option is set, Crowd will convert upper-case and mixed-case information obtained from your user directory to lower case before passing the information to the application.

Extracted from https://confluence.atlassian.com/crowd/case-sensitivity-of-usernames-and-groups-181536383.html

Kind regards,
Rafael P. Sperafico

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Apr 13, 2018 in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

2,367 views 25 10
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