Change to a custom path for attachments

We are running JIRA 4.3.4 and would like to update the directory for JIRA attachments to be a custom directory. It was custom previously and inadvertantly changed to default during a change. We want to revert back but not sure where to make the change. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!

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I think this would be not good news for you. As documented, once the path for attachments is set to default directory, it cannot be changed.

So now, the recommended way is to create a symbolic link from the default attachment path to the target path where you want your attachment to be uploaded.


Hi Vijay,

The documentation says you can't change from a custom path for attachments from a version prior to 4.2 and we are on 4.3.4. Just wanted to verify that the statement still applies to 4.X versions. Appreciate your response.

From what I understand, from version 4.2 on all the versions of JIRA doesnt allow to change the attachments directory.

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