Release Notes 2.1.3

Confluence 2.1.3 is a maintenance release that resolves some issues users may have encountered using Confluence 2.1.2 or earlier, including issues related to Rich Text editing, LDAP user management, restoring to MySQL, and Unicode on MS SQL Server

2.1.3 is a free upgrade for all customers who purchased their Confluence license after January 23rd, 2005.

Who should upgrade?

Confluence 2.1.3 fixes a number of bugs found in Confluence 2.1.2 and earlier. Customers are recommended to upgrade if they are experiencing any of the issues fixed in this release.

Confluence is a recommended upgrade for all customers using Confluence's new atlassian-user LDAP user management with dynamic group mappings. For more information see Unresolved Link

Upgrade Procedure

Upgrading Confluence should be pretty easy. If you are upgrading from Confluence 2.1 to 2.1.2, you can find instructions here. We strongly recommend that you backup your confluence.home directory and database before upgrading!

If you are upgrading from Confluence 2.0.3 or earlier, please check the release-notes of the other major Confluence releases:

Changes in 2.1.3

See also: Issues resolved for 2.1.3


  • You can now suppress camel-case linking with {nl:CamelCaseWord} – Unresolved Link
  • Confluence RSS macro is now compatible with Google News RSS – Unresolved Link
  • The {contentbylabel} macro supports a wider range of options – Unresolved Link

Bugs Fixed

  • Many fixes related to Rich Text editing, and switching between Rich Text and Wiki Markup editing.
  • Further PDF export fixes – Unresolved Link
  • The upload option in the attachments macro works – Unresolved Link
  • Fixed a bug where Word exports would open in the wrong application – Unresolved Link
  • Handling of situation where site exceeds its licensed user limit and then removes users is improved – Unresolved Link
  • Restoring a site to MySQL now properly removes and re-creates database tables – Unresolved Link
  • Confluence now uses correct NVARCHAR type for multibyte text in MS SQL Server – Unresolved Link

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    Dan Hardiker (Adaptavist)

    2.1.3 is a free upgrade for all customers who purchased their Confluence license after January 12th, 2005.

    Shouldn't that be January 23rd, 2005 - or does the the release date (for licensing purposes) go against the last minor version?

    23 Jan 2006
    1. User avatar

      Charles Miller [Atlassian]

      Thanks, Dan. Cut-and-paste error. (smile)

      23 Jan 2006
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