Putting cloud instance of JIRA/Confluence into read-only mode?



I will be migrating our instances of both JIRA Cloud and Confluence Cloud to their respective Server versions over this weekend. I have informed the office that we will be performing this cutover, but I was also wondering if there was a way to lockdown the Cloud instances, in order to catch any users who try try and edit the Cloud instances?


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Hey Mark,

Unfortunately there is no such function to put your whole instance in read-only mode. There is a feature request already opened to address this:


Feel free to up vote and comment this to make it even more noticeable to our developers.


Hi Mark,

Adding to Thiago Answer, here is the feature for Confluence:




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