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Deleting a user without deleting their comments

PageUp People Nov 19, 2013

Hi,

Hoping someone can help.

I'm attempting to delete a user, but it won't let me as there are comments associated with that user.

I don't want to delete the comments, as I need them to keep an accurate history.

Does anyone know a workaround to this?

Thanks!

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Panna Cherukuri Atlassian Team Nov 19, 2013

Would it help to make the user 'Inactive' instead of deleting them?

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Nic Brough [Adaptavist] Community Leader Nov 19, 2013

The usual advice is not to delete users. Make them inactive and remove them from all groups and roles. Deleting them destroys your accurate history.

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