To navigate these pages, you can either click on the links below or follow the links in the pages. To go to the Dashboard, click on the word 'Confluence' above.
Some important points on who should have access to your wiki pages ...
From Space tools select Permissions. You'll be asked to enter your password to make any changes. There are three categories here:
Full guidance can be found on the Confluence Space Permissions Overview page.
If you need to restrict viewing or editing of specific pages to particular users, either click on thebutton, or click on the symbol at top right then select Restrictions. You can then select
You can add or delete names under the second two categories as required. View restrictions are inherited, which means a restriction applied to one page will cascade down to any child pages. Edit restrictions are not inherited, which means any child pages need to be restricted individually.
You can use departmental codes (see below) as well as individual usernames to set restrictions.
Full guidance can be found on the Confluence Page Restrictions page.
Note that, although you can allow external (ie non-University) people to view your wiki by granting Anonymous Access, if you wish to grant access to individual users they must have a University of York username. If you are working with people outside the University, you might want to consider using Google Sites rather than the wiki as these allow editing access for non-University staff.
This method of setting permissions is intended for DCOs rather than for general users.
Permissions can be set in the Groups permissions category by using groups based on departmental or structure unit codes. These groups are created from the Active Directory and are updated daily.
The format of the group name is g<structureUnitCode><affiliationType>.
Structure unit codes can be looked up on the Department Codes Enquiry screen. Examples: