Administrator guide

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This guide covers installation instructions and other administrative features and functions (where relevant) that are available within the Graphviz Diagrams for Confluence app. 

For additional information on using this app, please refer to the User guide.

Required software

The Graphviz for Confluence macros require the the Graphviz software package is installed on the Confluence server. See How to install Graphviz software.


  1. Log into your Confluence instance as an administrator.
  2. Click the cog wheel and choose Manage appsThe Manage apps screen loads.
  3. Locate Graphviz for Confluence, or click Find new apps from the left-hand side of the page and search for the appThe appropriate app version appears in the search results.
  4. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Graphviz for ConfluenceYou're prompted to log into MyAtlassian.
  5. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
  6. Click Apply licenseIf you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your Confluence instance.

How to resolve installation problems

How to resolve installation problems can help solve many common installation problems.