We're in the process of a merger of departments and re-evaluating our current login setup.
One thing I cannot find in the documentation is where Confluence stores it's user groups.
Ideally I'd have an ActiveDirectory, where credentials are checked against and the groups for Jira/Confluence stored in Jira/Confluence (or Crowd) but not in the AD (as i've been told it does that currenly). Is this possible?
Currently when I try to add a person with AD credentials to a group in Jira, I get an error stating it's read-only.
Regarding the message read-only it happens when you try to make an user member of a LDAP group through JIRA web interface. In this situation you should edit the group membership directly in your LDAP interface.
Also, it's not possible to make a LDAP user member of a local group of Crowd.
If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...
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