Attachments only in local file system?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Attachment Storage Configuration

Hi,

What if i am not able to store attachments in the local file system? Is it still possible to configure WebDAV or Database functionality and how long will it take until it won't work anymore?

1 answer

0 votes

I'm afraid you don't have many options

It is still possible to trick Confluence into using database storage in later versions, but it's not done in the UI, it is totally unsupported, it could vanish at any time (with an upgrade simply failing, and there's potentially no route to fix it), and requires fiddling with the internals.  So there's no circumstances under which I could recommend it.

I don't know when WebDAV will be fully removed.

I think the next question is "why can't you use local storage"?  Although, when it says "local", it really means that the storage needs to appear to be local.  The little Confluence I run at home runs on one disk with a NAS on the other side of the room mounting the attachments directory remotely.  It looks local to Confluence, but it's not.

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 24, 2018 in Confluence

Atlassian Research opportunity with Confluence templates

Do you use templates with Confluence? Take part in a remote 1-hr workshop. You'll receive USD $100 for your time!   We're looking for people to participate in a   remote 1-hr workshop...

1,125 views 17 14
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you