By default, the Secure macro will prompt users to confirm their Confluence password prior to decrypting the secured information.
However, you will need to enable SSO authentication support for your Confluence instance if your organization uses
a single sign-on solution
or a custom authentication mechanism
This allows your users to use the Secure macro without a password prompt but will still respect the User(s) and Group(s) parameter of the macro and only allow those permitted users to view the secured content.
Enabling SSO authentication support
As an added security measure this feature can only be enabled by specifying the following System Property in Confluence.
For earlier versions of the app this property is enabled using the following system property.