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Where and how is diagram data stored

Where and how is diagram data stored when installed as a Confluence plug-in (server).


2 answers diagrams are stored as Confluence attachments. That means their data is stored on the file system of a server hosting the Confluence.


Sorry for reviving an old thread, but how does this work with for Confluence Cloud? Is the data all stored within the Confluence instance on Atlassian Cloud or is anything stored on's cloud? 

To my knowledge it's all stored in the Atlassian Cloud. No outside communication.

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Hi @Gareth Hanekom, to be precise, all data is stored in Atlassian as attachments, custom contents, or properties. We only get a volatile copy of a diagram (from our editor) when you perform an export to PDF which is only used to generate the PDF and then discarded immediately. This applies to for Confluence Server and Cloud. If you like to know more details, please have a look at our security statement (see

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Thanks @Martin_Seibert for confirming those details. 

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That's great for storing in Confluence. 

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