Confluence local user login error


I need to login as a local user admin to edit ldap informations but I'm having some problems with it.

I've created a local user and gave him admin rights and after loggin in I get this error:

System Error

A system error has occurred — our apologies!



java.lang.ClassCastException: com.atlassian.confluence.user.SessionSafePrincipal cannot be cast to com.atlassian.user.User
at com.atlassian.confluence.user.AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal.getUser(


Does anyone have any ideas how to solve this ?


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There is a bug report for this here:

It appears that you are using a custom authenticator. Have a look at the comment in the bug report and see if it helps in any way.


I've changed the authenticator to newer version and there is no more error.

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