Links to files on network shares in JEditor?

Hi,

how can I create links to files on network shares in JEditor?

I tried suggesed solutions here:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-8258

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/How+to+create+a+download+link+to+a+file

But they are not working in JEditor.

I don't wont to create another field, any way to create link in the description field in JEditor?

2 answers

1 accepted

Hi Todor,

Loading local resources like file://///servername/shareddir/subdir/file should work in IE.

Firefox and Chrome don't allow such links because of security risks. You can find more info here:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_%3A_Issues_%3A_Links_to_Local_Pages_Don%27t_Work

There're extensions for Chrome and Firefox that make it possible to use local links:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/locallinks/jllpkdkcdjndhggodimiphkghogcpida

https://addons.mozilla.org/ru/firefox/addon/locallink/

I hope that helps.

Thanks,

Alex

Thank you Alex,

With the suggested extensions and with format file://///servername\sharename\folder\subfolder\file.ext it is working in both FF and Chrome, and even in IE.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,175 views 13 19
Join discussion

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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot