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Limit the Confluence acces for single user?

Deleted user Mar 10, 2020

is it possible to allow single Confluence users to access only one area at confluence? If so, how?

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@Dominic Lagger suggests some really good reading about access controls within Confluence.

In addition to that, consider defining and using Groups to help.

Most Confluence instances have a variety of access needs. For example, only people in the Finance group should be able to see certain spaces or pages.

A very small organization might be able to manage access by adding and removing individual users on specific Spaces and Pages.

Groups do incur some overhead (you have to keep your Group lists updated as people are hired, transferred, expand their scope, etc). More info here:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/cloud/create-and-update-groups-744721627.html

Understanding the default groups can also save you some time and effort.

Note that while Groups can be used within Confluence, they actually operate across Atlassian products, including for example Jira.

Groups can also be incorporated with SSO and other user directories (e.g. LDAP/AD). See also the Atlassian Access product:

https://www.atlassian.com/software/access 

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Dominic Lagger Community Leader Mar 10, 2020

Hi @[deleted] 

Confluence is structured in spaces. Every space can be authorized. So you would have to restrict all spaces, except the space where the user should be allowed.

Hope this helped. If you have an further questions, please let me know.

Regards, Dominic

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