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Permissions (system admins only)

Must have system administrator access

What system administrators can do

  • limit any feature by space

  • limit any feature by group

  • limit any feature by user

  • enable/disable any feature across a Confluence instance

Examples:

  • in space 'Finance' only space admins can use Label Editor

  • in space 'Team' user 'Carlos' cannot use Page title prefix/suffix

  • disable Find and Replace for all users

Saving changes

Nothing changes until you click Save and review the preview popup. Then you must click Save again on the preview popup to confirm.

Access: How to access permissions

On any page:

The landing page shows current Global permissions:

By feature: How to enable/disable a feature across the Confluence instance

Under the Global tab toggle to enable/disable a feature (also called a module). By default, all modules are enabled.

When you Global disable a feature it will no longer:

  • be visible to any user (includes system and space administrators)

  • will not show in any space

Nothing changes until you click Save, review the preview popup and then click Save again on the preview popup to confirm.

By space: How to enable/disable a feature by space

Under the By space tab toggle to enable/disable a feature (also called a module). By default, all modules are enabled.

To add a space to the list in order to edit the access to a feature:

Add the space you have selected. You can choose multiple spaces to add at the same time:

Once the space is added you can enable/disable a feature per space:

Nothing changes until you click Save, review the preview popup and then click Save again on the preview popup to confirm.

By group: How to enable/disable a feature by group

Under the By group tab toggle to enable/disable a feature (also called a module).

To add a group to the list in order to edit the access to a feature:

Add the group you have selected. You can choose multiple groups to add at the same time:

Once the space is added you can enable/disable a feature per space. By default, all modules are enabled:

Nothing changes until you click Save, review the preview popup and then click Save again on the preview popup to confirm.

By user: How to enable/disable a feature by user

Under the By user tab toggle to enable/disable a feature (also called a module). By default, all modules are enabled.

To add a user to the list in order to edit the access to a feature:

Add the user you have selected. You can choose multiple users to add at the same time:

Once the space is added you can enable/disable a feature per space. By default, all modules are enabled:

Nothing changes until you click Save, review the preview popup and then click Save again on the preview popup to confirm.

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