Confluence Server and Data Center feature comparison

Important changes to our server and Data Center products

We’ve ended sales for new Server licenses, and will end support for server on February 15, 2024. We’re continuing our investment in Data Center with several key improvements. Learn what this means for you

If you manage your own Confluence site (it's not hosted by Atlassian), you'll have either a Confluence Server or Confluence Data Center license. If we manage Confluence for you, you'll have a Confluence Cloud license. 

Your Confluence license determines which features and infrastructure choices are available. 

We want all teams to get the most out of Confluence, so the core features are available for everyone – including creating pages, working together, and organizing your work. 

Feature comparison

Here’s a summary of available features for Confluence Server and Confluence Data Center. If you’re interested in having Atlassian host and manage your products, see how a cloud plan compares on our Confluence features page.

Core featuresServer licenseData Center license
Create spaces
Create spaces to store your team or project work.

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Create pages
Create pages and blog posts, and work on them with your team.

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Collaborative editing
Up to 12 people can work on the same page at the same time. Learn more

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Browser and mobile
Use your browser, or use the iOS or Android app. Learn more

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Team calendars
Create and view calendars from your organization. Learn more
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7.11+
Analytics
Track engagement with all the content in your site. Learn more
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7.11+
User management

External user directories
Store users in Active Directory, Crowd, Jira or another LDAP directory. Learn more

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Single sign-on
Use a SAML or OpenID Connect identity provider for authentication and single-sign on. Learn more

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via Crowd
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7.12+
Just-in-time user provisioning
Create and update accounts automatically when someone logs in through SAML SSO or OpenID Connect SSO. Learn more
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7.7+
Multiple identity providers
Use more than one IdP, and disable login methods you don't want to use (such as basic authentication). Learn more
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7.16+
Advanced permissions management
Inspect user and group permissions for auditing and troubleshooting purposes. Learn more

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7.3+
High availability and performance at scale

Clustering
Run Confluence on multiple nodes high availability. Learn more

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5.6+
Content Delivery Network (CDN) support
Improve geo-performance for distributed teams. Learn more

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7.0+
Infrastructure and Control

Read-only mode
Limit what users can do in your site while you perform maintenance. Learn more

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6.10+
Sandboxed processes
Run resource intensive tasks in external sandboxes for greater stability. Learn more

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6.12+

Rate limiting
Control how many external REST API requests users and automations can make. Learn more

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7.3+
Retention rules
Set rules to automatically delete historical page versions and purge deleted items from the trash. Learn more
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7.16+

Rolling upgrades
Upgrade to the latest bug fix update of the same feature release with no downtime. Learn more

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7.9+
OAuth 2.0
Configure Confluence as an OAuth 2.0 provider, allowing external applications to access Confluence. Learn more
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7.17+
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7.17+
Business intelligence and monitoring

Advanced auditing
Access a wider range of audit events, and integrate with third-party logging systems. Learn more
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7.5+
Data pipeline
Export all Confluence data for analysis in your preferred business intelligence platform. Learn more
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7.12+
Application monitoring
Use JMX to monitor installed apps and get a deeper insight into how apps affect your instance. Learn more
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7.17+
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7.17+
Deployment options

Your own hardware
Run Confluence on your own physical servers, virtualized servers, or in the data center of your choice.

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AWS Quick Start
Use our Cloud Formation Templates to deploy Confluence on AWS. Learn more

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6.1+
Azure template
Use our template to deploy Confluence on Azure. Learn more

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6.6+
Kubernetes Helm charts
Use our Helm charts to deploy Confluence on Kubernetes. Learn more
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7.13+


Last modified on Jul 9, 2018

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