Minimize downtime with Read-Only Mode for Confluence Data Center

At Atlassian, we know work can’t stop for maintenance windows. For many organizations, it can be difficult for admins to find time for planned maintenance. After all, downtime on mission-critical applications can affect productivity and team output. To minimize planned downtime in Jira Software and Jira Service Desk Data Center, we introduced zero downtime upgrades – admins can shut down and … Read more

Running Confluence behind NGINX with SSL

This page describes how to set up NGINX as a reverse proxy for Confluence. The configuration described on this page results in a scenario where: External client connections with NGINX are secured using SSL. Connections between NGINX and Confluence Server are unsecured. Confluence Server and NGINX run on the same machine. We assume that you already have a running instance of … Read more

Securing your Atlassian applications with Apache using SSL

This page explains how to configure HTTPS (HTTP over SSL) when using Apache as a reverse proxy. You should consider doing this to ensure usernames, passwords and other proprietary data are encrypted when accessing your applications over the internet. The instructions on this page apply to the following Atlassian server applications: JIRA server applications (JIRA Software Server, … Read more

How to use NGINX to proxy requests for Confluence

Purpose This page describes a possible way to use NGINX to proxy requests for Confluence running in a standard Tomcat container. You can find additional documentation that explains how to use Apache mod_proxy for the very same purpose.  For Confluence 6.0 or later you’ll need a version of NGINX that supports WebSockets (1.3 or later). Solution Configuring Tomcat … Read more

How to Copy a Space in Confluence Wiki

Option 1: Use The Copy Space Plugin

The best option is to install the Copy Space Plugin.

Note that this plugin is still in beta release, and is not officially supported by Atlassian.
Note that copying a space can take a long time and may appear to time out when using this plugin (even when the copied space is created correctly). If this occurs, please ensure that your space has not been created before attempting to copy the space again.

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How do I delete a space in Confluence wiki?

Use caution while deleting a space, and always create an XML Space Backup before proceeding. Once deleted, there is no way to restore a space unless you have made an XML Space Backup. You need to be a space administrator to delete a space. To delete a space, 1. Go to the ‘Space Admin’ tab … Read more