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The Missing Attachment Scanner performs a background scan on all the attachment files in all spaces (including those in trash).


By identifying the missing attachments, it helps to

  • prevent (unknown) data loss

  • facilitate data recovery with earlier discovery

  • identify any underlying issues

  • reduce the errors logged in Confluence backend

  • fix broken links in the Confluence pages

Key Functionalities

  • Admins can schedule the start/end time for the scan. scanning during off-peak hours

  • A rescan can also be triggered when required.


  • With the report on missing attachments, admins can try to reinstate back the missing files or delete the corresponding database records.

  • Click on the info icon to find the location of the missing attachment

  • Click on the bin icon to delete the database record of the missing attachment

  • Click on Purge All to delete the database record of all the missing attachments

Attachment Info

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Missing Attachment Scanner can be accessed from the admin sidebar.


Usage Guide

For more info on the usage, please refer to How to use Missing Attachments Scanner for Confluence.