How does Confluence store attachments?

Where are attachments stored in Confluence?

By default Confluence stores attachments in the home directory (e.g. in a file system). If you have upgraded from an earlier Confluence version you may still be storing attachments in your database or WebDAV, and should consider migrating to a supported storage method.

How does Confluence store documents?

By default, attachments, extensions, and configuration files are stored in the Confluence Home Directory that is configured when Confluence is first installed. All remaining data resides in the configured database.

How do I manage attachments in Confluence?

Edit properties of an attached file

You’ll need the ‘Add Attachment’ permission in the space to edit the file properties. To edit the properties of an attached file: Go to > Attachments. Click Properties beside the attachment you want to edit.

How is Confluence backed up?

Confluence can be configured automatically back up your data by performing a full site export at a scheduled time each day. You can also manually back up Confluence at any time, by performing a full site export. You’ll need System Administrator permissions to do this.

How do I resolve missing attachments in Confluence?

Download the Missing Attachments Script and follow the directions in the README.MD file

  1. clear your browser cache and perform a hard reload of the page in your browser.
  2. Incognito mode may be useful for troubleshooting.
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Can you attach documents to Confluence?

When you upload a file, such as an image or document, Confluence attaches it to the current page. You can then display the file on the page as a link or an image, or you can use a macro to embed it in the page. To upload a file, you’ll need the ‘Add Attachments’ space permission.

Is Confluence a document repository?

Confluence can be used as a document control system. It’s built-in features to manage, version, search and organize attachments for customers justify it as an end-to-end replacement for a shared document repository. … Confluence is designed to be an enterprise collaboration system.

How do I display an attachment in Confluence?

To display an image attached to a different page:

  1. Go to Insert > Files and choose the Search on other pages.
  2. Enter the name of the file.
  3. Choose whether to search the current space or All Spaces and choose Search.
  4. Select the file from the search results and choose Insert.

How do I delete attachments in Confluence?

Delete an attached file

  1. Open the page in Confluence Cloud.
  2. Select to open the more options menu, then select Attachments.
  3. Select Delete next to the attachment you want to delete.
  4. Select OK to confirm.

How do I add an attachment to a macro in Confluence?

To add the Attachments macro to a page:

  1. From the editor toolbar, choose Insert > Other Macros.
  2. Choose Attachments from the Confluence content category.
  3. Set any parameters. These are all optional.
  4. Choose Insert.