Set links to files outside the

Modified on Mon, 27 May at 10:38 AM

Since 6.7, file links to files on the hard disk or a network drive are generally supported. For security reasons, however, these links are blocked by default by the most common browsers and are therefore not supported.


For this reason, we generally advise against the use of file links. If you still want to allow file links from, your IT department can distribute an exception for the browser via appropriate guidelines. To do this, must be classified as a trusted zone.

Please note: Please understand that browser configuration has nothing to do with and we can therefore neither provide support nor guarantee that it will work. It is recommended to save templates for verification documents directly in If this is not possible, e.g. because a document is constantly being revised, the document can be saved in Microsoft OneDrive or other online storage and the URL linked in



Microsoft Edge

There are instructions for Microsoft Edge that can be used to enable the use of file links again: Microsoft Edge Browser Policy Documentation | Microsoft Docs



At present, we are only aware of the option to install a corresponding browser extension.


Use of file links in

In, the links can be created as type "URL" with the scheme "file:///X:/Pfad/zur/Datei.docx".

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