Is it possible to completely disable file sharing in HipChat?

Is it possible to completely disable file sharing in HipChat?

Our company is looking at chat tools, but due to compliance reasons, we most likely can't use anything that allows us to upload files to an external source

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Hi,

At least in the server version, you can configure (/admin/preferences) different options, including file sharing:

File sharing

If disabled, nobody can share files (including admins). Previously shared files will not be deleted.

This should also be possible if you upgrade to the Plus plan in the Cloud version of HipChat. Of course, using the server version gives you the greatest control over your data (since the files would never leave your network)

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