Users that contains specific special characters in the username will not be able to create any content in Confluence.
- Install a vanilla Confluence 5.10.3 or 7.4.4
- Add a new user. Name this user userhashtag#
- Login as this user
- Drop down from Spaces and click the Create Space
- Create a page from template via ••• button next to the Create button
The space creation dialogue pops up
Nothing is in the logs
This issue has been observed with the following characters:
If users are being synchronized from an external directory like JIRA or LDAP that Confluence will successfully synchronize and create the user and allow the user to log in, but they will experience this bug.
Edit the username to not contain any special characters