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"Profile Updated" by Anonymous due to Confluence Synchronization

When Confluence synchronizes against any external user management, all of the newly created and updated users will be displayed under the "All Updates" section of "Recently Updated" macro in Confluence dashboard.

Considering the amount of users Confluence will create or update from the synchronization, it would be better to be excluded from "All Updates" section. Or at least, Confluence should provide the option to exclude these updates.

From Confluence 5.5 and later you can add the following argument in your JVM options to prevent updates to user information appearing in the dashboard https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-32081
   

-Dconfluence.dashboard.recentlyupdate.filtertypes=page,comment,blogpost,attachment,spacedesc,personalspacedesc,status


Parentheses in filters are treated wrong

Since we have introduced complex filters for your custom landing pages, parentheses in filters are treated as logical characters. So your filter might be broken if you try to filter by attributes containing parentheses.
A workaround would be using the wildcard '?' instead of a parenthesis.

Problems with uploading profile pictures using Internet Explorer

Im some server configurations, a problem can occur when uploading profile pictures using the Internet Explorer. This problem leads to a page with the text "Loading...", and the user is unable to resize the picture. If this happens, the following snippet can be added to the Apache configuration, which should solve the issue (example for .png-files):

<LocationMatch ".*\.png$">
ForceType image/png
Header set Content-Disposition inline
Header set Content-Type image/png;charset=UTF-8
</LocationMatch>



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