Inherited Page Restrictions Are Not Respected
Please note that edit restrictions are not inherited, by design. See Page Restrictions for more information.
Assuming the following setup:
|-Parent Page A (restricted to user:jsmith only) |-Child Page 1
The child page should also be restricted to jsmith only. However, child page 1 is visible to the all people who have the appropriate space perms.
This was a known bug during upgrade of Confluence 2.9.x - - CONF-12911Getting issue details... STATUS . It is resolved in 2.10.x. However, the ancestor tables that handle the parent child relationships do not get updated properly, and the problem may persist. This is being tracked at - CONF-25189Getting issue details... STATUS
Visit this URL as an admin:
- Click the button rebuild the ancestor relationships for the Confluence content. Depending on the size of your Confluence instance, this task could take 10 minutes or more to complete.
- Flush the Inherited Content Permissons cache so that the rebuilt permissions are picked up. See Cache Statistics.