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Status Functionality already exists
Workspace OpenPages Ideas
Components Platform Features
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 16, 2021

Allow opening Microsoft Office files directly from OpenPages when the Protocol is https

Opening Microsoft Office files directly from OpenPages is very useful for the user to avoid downloading files for updating.

In some installations, for security reasons, it is mandatory to implement the https protocol, which is currently not compatible with the functionality of editing Microsoft Office files.

Adapting this functionality for https protocols would be a great advantage for OpenPages users.

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Jul 14, 2021

    Thank you again for submitting this RFE!

    After reviewing this... We found that, in fact, HTTPS is required for this feature (NOT HTTP).

    However, we did find one error in our product documentation that erroneously indicated that HTTP was required (and not HTTPS). It is actually the opposite (SSL is indeed a requirement) and we will correct the documentation error soon.

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Apr 18, 2021

    Thank you for submitting this RFE!

    The IBM team is evaluating this RFE. A decision or request for more information will be provided within 90 days of the date that this issue was submitted.