On HipChat when I share files, it is dumped on an Amazon AWS S3 bucket and that URL is displayed within HipChat room. Users can send that S3 URL to outsiders and they can get to those files. (This is my experience and please do correct me if I am wrong)
Is it different on Stride or is file sharing the same as on HipChat.
Stride requires authentication to view uploaded files. Permissions are enforced at the conversation level, so only participants in a specific conversation (either a room or 1:1) can access a file shared in that conversation.
URLs shared outside of Stride will not be accessible.
I have used Hipchat for daily works, and now enjoying to communicate with teammate by Stride.
But Stride still contains security problems for share files that same as Hipchat.
How do you think about it ?
# Because of lack of security, we have abandon migrating to Hipchat :(
So in HipChat I created a new "Private Room" and uploaded a file. Here is the link to that file from within HipChat:
Go to any file item in the chat room and click on it to pull up the preview / download dialog. In the right hand corner right click on the download icon and select copy link.
That link is freely accessible without authentication. You can test this by simply opening a new incognito window / different browser (where you are not logged in) / sending it to a friend.
@James Guerin LOL yes you are right ... they have not yet fixed it fully. I missed the part where you mentioned "right click on the download icon". I have now confirmed that the link from there can be used by anyone who is not a user in Stride. So yes "They have NOT fixed it."
All good things come to an end - thanks to all our customers and partners who have been along the Hipchat and Stride journey with us. As of Feb 15th 2019, Hipchat Cloud and Stride have reached ...
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