Hiding the People Directory

The People Directory provides a list of all users in your Confluence system.

If you need to disable the People Directory set the following system properties on your application server command line:

  • To disable the People Directory entirely:

This workaround will prevent the People Directory from appearing on the dashboard for all users, however, a "People" breadcrumb link will still appear in the top left corner of a user's profile.

The link goes <CONFLUENCE_INSTALL>/browsepeople.action which will remain accessible to Confluence administrators, but end-users will receive a 'Not Permitted' error when they try to access this link.

Last modified on Aug 28, 2023

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