How do I insert a link to a Windows mapped drive?

For example I our company computers map \\server1\share\ as an S:\ drive on login script for all our users we would like to insert a link to s:\Folder1\ into Confluence.

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Hello Kurtis,

I've just raised a similar suggestion for Confluence here:

Other than that, I know it's possible to link specific files using the file:/// protocol, but it might not work depending on the O.S and the browser.


I hope it helps!


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Davin Studer Community Champion Oct 06, 2015

You can use the file:/// protocol, but it will only work natively for IE. For Chrome or Firefox you will need an extension that will expose the file:/// protocol. For Firefox you can use the NoScript add-on to enable local links. For Chrome you can use the LocalLinks extension.

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