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Migrate Confluence users and groups in advance

Migrating Confluence users and groups in advance saves you time on the migration day. Users can also start working in cloud or learning the ropes as you continue to migrate spaces and data.

User migration journey

If you need additional info on planning, preparing users, and setting up cloud user management, have a look at the user migration guide.

Get started with user migrations

Before you begin

To migrate Confluence users and groups separately, you need to migrate all of them. Choosing a subset of users is only supported when you migrate spaces at the same time.

Good to know for your next migration

After you migrate users, only the differences in your user base will be migrated during your next migration. However, the migration assistant will still show information that all users are being migrated – that’s not the case, it’s only the difference.

Migrate Confluence users and groups in advance

To migrate users and groups in advance, create a new migration plan.

Learn how to create a migration plan

Then, select the following options for your migration plan:

Data type



Skip spaces

Users and groups

Migrate all users and groups from the Confluence directory.



Next steps

Once you’re done, check for errors in your migration. Learn how to check for errors in your migration plan


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