What is the maximum size for an attachment

I've got a file that's about 270 meg, every time I try to upload it it fails. Chrome browser actually shows the status of the upload, gets to 100%, then fails.

Is there a max and if so, what is it?


Kindest regards/thanks,

2 answers

There is a setting in the Confluence General Configuration on the Admin pages that sets the max size for the attachment. The default is significantly less than that. I noticed the same that it would APPEAR to all get there and then fail. I suspect is buffering in a copy location in the DB and then stores once the transmission is complete.

Anyway, if you change that setting, you'll be good. I have had a couple of occasions where a very large file needed to be placed. That is a HUGE size so I set it up high enough for the file to get loaded and then set it back to something reasonable (15MB) after it's there so there is some measure of control on the size of the files stored on the site. 

Well, I've successfully uploaded a 70meg file and can add as a link in a page and can successfully access that afterwards,

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...

275 views 2 10
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