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Links created with the right mouse button, do not expire automatically?

Links created with the right mouse button, do not expire automatically?

FJR_
Helpful | Level 6

Hi!

I am creating links for downloads directly from Windows, just by right-clicking, selecting: Copy Dropbox link.

 

- A private file, never shared, nor with sharing link generated, if I copy the link via Windows does it automatically generate a public link and that never expires?

 

- How can I manage in batch if I want to cancel all the public links to hundreds of files in folders?

 

Thanks

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Re: Links created with the right mouse button, do not expire automatically?

Mark
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Hi @FJR_ 

 

No they do not automatically expire and I am afraid there is no batch deletion process. 


 


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Re: Links created with the right mouse button, do not expire automatically?

Mark
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Hi @FJR_ 

 

No they do not automatically expire and I am afraid there is no batch deletion process. 


 


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Re: Links created with the right mouse button, do not expire automatically?

FJR_
Helpful | Level 6

 

Thanks for the answer @Mark !

 

Can you confirm if you will always start the link?

 

https: //www.dropbox.com/s / ........

 

There is some way the link is based on my username for example:

 

https: //www.dropbox.com/s/ MARK / ..........

 

Things of this type, could be useful for example to identify if that URL in the system is from a file that has as owner someone pre-authorized ...

 

If this is not possible yet, where can I request this feature?

 

Thanks!

Re: Links created with the right mouse button, do not expire automatically?

Megan
Dropboxer
Hey @FJR_, happy Monday! 

At the moment, this isn't possible, but that sounds like a great feature request! 

You can always go to our 'Share an idea' page right here, and drop your thoughts and proposals there.

If you need anything else, give me a shout. 

Megan
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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