Directory Does Not Allow User Modifications Apears on The Screen While Editing Users Or Groups

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While trying to edit an user or group, the following message appears on the screen:

The following appears in the atlassian-crowd.log:

2014-05-20 11:16:06,272 http-bio-8095-exec-2 ERROR [console.action.principal.UpdatePrincipal] Directory does not allow user modifications Directory does not allow user modifications
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
    at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.invokeJoinpoint(
    at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(


The directory that the user/group is stored is not configured to allow modification. See more details about permissions here.


In order to allow user/group modification, the following permissions need to be given to the User Directory:

Last modified on Nov 2, 2018

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