RQM - Linking UNC
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In the various locations you can define a link to a web-page. For example:

It's possible to reference a UNC path. Because this is not a stardard option for webbrowsers you need some additional settings. This has nothing to do with RQM, it's basic browser customization.

This will explain how to reference the UNC:


To validate access you should be able to enter the location in the address-bar:


Now you can create a basic HTML page with the follow source line:

<A href="file://///LongTimeArchiveServer/share">LongTimeArchiveServer</A>

For correct testing this page should be accessed via http/https. When you select the URL without any additional settings to the browsers, it should not work.

For Firefox

Create a user.js file in the directory:

Add your own webserver url (with port!) which can be trusted.
user_pref("capability.policy.localfilelinks.checkloaduri.enabled", "allAccess");
user_pref("capability.policy.localfilelinks.sites", "http://intranet http://localhost http://wiki https://business.vanlint5.nl:9443 http://clm.jkebanking.net:9443 ");
user_pref("capability.policy.policynames", "localfilelinks");

These line are copied into pref.js when FF restart.

When you restart FF and access the HTML-page (using http(s)) you can now select your test url.

For IE

  1. Select Tools
  2. Select Internet Options
  3. Select Security Tab
  4. Select Trusted Sites icon
  5. Select Sites button
  6. Keyin your site file://longtimearchiveserver and
  7. Select Add

When you restart IE and access the HTML-page (using http(s)) you can now select your test url.


There are several locations where you can enter free text, including a link:

Now you can enter your file URL (as stated above):

To open a new window you might want to set the Target:

Select OK

Select Preview (to exit the editor)

Select LongTimeArchive link

If you want you can edit the visible text of the link into only "LongTimeArchive" or something more appropriate.

In FF a new tab will be opened,

IE a File-Explorer will open.

Now you can add the same link in the 'Related Sites'.