confluence link question

Dear partners, 

Would it be possible to add link to some pages in space A which is not allowed for everyone in space permission setting ? For example , we would like to use page in space B to add link target to pages in space A, but it's not allowed for each account in it . Thanks a lot.

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Nov 02, 2017

Hi,

no, you can't set a restriction to a link, just to pages.

The only thing you can do, is hiding the link from viewing for certain people. I've written an article about hiding content from Confluence pages:

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence-articles/The-Admin-s-tale-Hidden-Treasures/ba-p/595803

But be careful, the only secure method of hiding something is via permissions or restrictions. You should not use the hiding mechanisms for confidential content. 

Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Nov 02, 2017

Of course, if a user clicks on a link, and he is not allowed to see the target page, he gets an error message.

But he's seeing the link to the target.

Hi Anderson

I don't see why it wouldn't work. Have you tried it? This is not quite the same, but we have many links to SharePoint sites some of which are restricted.

Sandy

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