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Excel file that is uploaded to Confluence. Confluence shows a button to Edit in Office. However, Office shows an error because the Confluence servers is not SSL encrypted. See attached image.

Alex Mobasser Oct 03, 2012

Excel file that is uploaded to Confluence. Confluence shows a button to Edit in Office. However, Office shows an error because the Confluence servers is not SSL encrypted. See attached image.

Does Atlassian have any suggestions.

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Alex Mobasser Oct 17, 2012

In the plugin settings for the WebDav Office Connector, allow authentication settings in the URL path must be turned on. It seems basic authentication is not supported by Microsoft, but allowing the authentication settings to pass before attempting to open the file fixes the problem.

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Harry Chan Oct 03, 2012

Hi, refer to https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/'Edit+in+Word'+Requires+Login+or+Doesn't+Work+at+All for more information.

It looks like the operating system you have used disabled basic authentication when you do not support SSL. You will need to add SSL to fix this or to change the registry settings to allow for normal HTTP request.

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