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  1. Confluence Server
  2. CONFSERVER-2841

Provide locking for attachments

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    • Type: Suggestion
    • Status: Not Being Considered (View Workflow)
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Editor - Attachment
    • Environment:
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      11
    • Support reference count:
      26
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      NOTE: This suggestion is for Confluence Server. Using Confluence Cloud? See the corresponding suggestion.

      Atlassian Update, October 29 2018

      Hi all,

      Thanks for providing your thoughts and votes on this suggestion.

      As you’re probably aware, we made significant improvements to our editing files experience in our 6.11 release, allowing users to both edit any file type, and do so without having to manually download the file and reupload their changes. For more information on these improvements, please see our documentation.

      However, as part of these immediate changes we decided not to implement attachment locking. There is an add-on available (Cenote Lockpoint) which offers the ability to lock documents while they’re being edited.

      We do though understand the value attachment locking would bring, and will reconsider this suggestion at a later date.

      Best
      Jenny | Confluence Server Product Manager

      The new attachment edit feature in 1.4 is helpful but we would benefit more from being able to lock individual attachments. This would allow a user to indicate an attachment is being edited so that another user does not initiate changes to the same attachment.

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              shellen1 Steve Hellen
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