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i need create links to folder in server directories but its not possible in chrome, but in IE yes, confluence open a new window based on Windows Explorer with the content of the folder or directly the file.


Its be possible? Some solution or workaround?


Many Thanks

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Diego Atlassian Team Oct 19, 2020

Hello @Alberto Corominas !

As I understand, you need to place links that download files directly from a file server.

First thing I would like to address is that Internet Explorer is not supported by any of the Atlassian Cloud solutions. You can check the list of supported browsers here:

Moving further, we can see that similar requests have been made here in our Community. One of them is under this link:

This other one shows more of the reason as to why Chrome does not allow special protocols to be linked:

Here we have some sources that are external to our Community that talk about the new security improvements that removed this type of link:

Let us hear from you!

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