Restrict attachment file types

Is there a way to restrict the types of attachments people can upload i.e. .exe files? I found some articles on the "Attachements Filter" plugin, but it doesn't look like it exists anymore.

3 answers

1 accepted

Hallo Chris

There isn't a way to restrict the attachments people can upload, by blacklisting a file type. I've found this request on our issue tracker, closed as "won't fix":

There are some suggestions that may be useful in this post:

I hope this helps!

Cheers, Sarah

@Sarah Maddox [A - do you know of anything that will allow custom attachment limits by file type? So I could restrict quite low the size of an image that slows down page load yet keep the limit higher for necessary file attachments?

No response. Of course. 

Please provide a solution to this. It's completely ridiculous that you don't have this _basic_ functionality. wow. insulting.  

I'm confused as to why this is accepted but there isn't a working solution...

The "solved" flag is for "there's an answer that tells us nothing else needs doing".  Mostly that means that the original question has an answer, but it can also mean "closed because there is no answer", or, as in this case, "closed because there's an issue which tells you the state of the request"

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Mar 12, 2019 in Confluence

Confluence Admin Certification now $150 for Community Members

More and more people are building their careers with Atlassian, and we want you to be at the front of this wave! Important Dates Start the Certification Prep Course by 2 April 2019 Take your e...

1,040 views 2 13
Read article

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