Setting Options

As administrator of you confluence instance you can find under 'General Configuration' in the left sidebar the Page Tree Creator - Security Setting tab. There you can configure the Page Tree Creator security settings.

The Template Spaces from Version 7 or below are now spaces with Exempt view permission

Setting

Description

Default Value

User becomes admin

The user creating the space becomes automatically space admin (Confluence standard).

True

Exempt Create Space Permission

The PTC Create Space Button can be used regardless the global Create Space permission.

When checked:

  • The user can now create a space with the PTC Create Space Button regardless the global Create Space permission

  • The user still needs view permission on the source page

  • The PTC Create Space Button permissions still apply

  • The Space Permitted spaces configuration still applies

False

Space Permission

Exempt View Permission: If Yes, there is no view permission needed on the selected source space to copy pages from it

Authorize Space Instantiation: If one or more spaces are selected to be authorized, then it is only possible to create spaces from these source spaces. If none is selected here then all spaces can be used as source to create new spaces from. By default all spaces are authorized spaces.

'Empty'

Authorized Users

Users in this list are allowed to create new spaces from every source.

'Empty'

Authorized Groups

Users in these groups are allowed to create new spaces from every source.

'Empty'

Permission System

The Page Tree Creator permissions are built on top of the Confluence permission system.

Subject

Required Permission

Create Space

PTC Source View Permission for Root Page AND

PTC Source Space Authorization AND

PTC Create Space Permission

Create Pages

PTC Source View Permission for Root Page AND

PTC Target Space Permission

Copying of Child Pages

PTC Source View Permission for Child Page

 

Permission

Description

PTC Source View Permission

User has Confluence view permission for source space and for source page OR

Space is PTC View Exemption Space

PTC Source Space Authorization

Space is PTC Authorized Space OR

User is PTC Authorized User/Group OR

Space Configurations is empty

PTC Create Space Permission

User has Confluence create space permission OR

PTC Overwrite Create Space Permission = True

PTC Target Space Permission

User has Confluence add page permission for target space