Confluence Server Base URL is greyed out and cannot be edited

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Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.

Problem

When in the Confluence administration screens and editing the 'General configuration' section, the Confluence Base URL is greyed out and cannot be changed.

Cause

'System Administrator' privileges are required to edit the baseURL, regular users and space administrators can not edit the base URL.

Resolution

  • Login as a user which has 'System Administrator' privileges. For more details on permissions in Confluence please see Global Permissions Overview.

Last modified on Nov 2, 2018

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