- There is no need to extract the zip file before importing
- Follow Atlassian’s instructions for importing a space here: Cloud or Server
- There is no need to run Jira Macro Repair after import
- Configure the correct space permissions via Settings > Space permissions
Confluence will automatically re-create authors that are referenced in the space backup, based on their atlassianAccountID (Cloud) or emailAddress (Server).
While this is harmless in itself (the users do not get product access, nor do they receive invitations) we still recommend you to double check User Management (admin.atlassian.com) and remove these users after running the import.
You can also choose to replace the atlassianAccountID in the backup file before you run the import!