Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

AD/LDAP write back

Hi, we have the need to build a user self-service portal – where users can update specified attributes, such as phone number, mobile, etc. – and these attributes are written back to the source directory.

We have already worked out that the base Confluence product won’t allow us to synchronise arbitrary source attributes to a user’s profile – which I think it pretty poor.

Now, checking the possible add-on’s to enable the custom attribute mappings, such as (seibertmedia or communardo) specifically say they only synchronise one-way.

Gee… this seems a rather fundamental feature for a collaboration/intranet product, but maybe I’m used to working with products at a different level.

Is there any way, short of purchasing the crowd IdM solution that we can write back to AD/LDAP ?


1 answer

Hi @David Frith,

we're currently working on the next release for the Custom User Profile plugin which will contain writing back to AD/LDAP.

Feel free to send us more details about your specific plans and your AD infrastructure so that we can match that and give you some feedback whether our plugin will meet your requirements. We could also schedule a screensharing session or something similar to check that we'll meet your needs and would like to invite you to join our beta-testing group.

— Michael

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published in Apps & Integrations

Send an Email or Publish to Confluence - What should you do with your release notes?

Background When you hear the words ‘Release notes’, almost always you think of an unsolicited email from a software vendor. But I am here to tell you that from our data, sending release notes via E...

116 views 1 2
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you