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Ability to share externally from files

We would like the ability to share files added on Connections Cloud with external people and partners from their company. We deal a lot with external partners and it is a hassle to have to save the file locally from Connections Cloud and then attach it to a mail and send it again. We Aware that is is currently a feature or security reasons and concerns. Perhaps this could be added with a password requirement for external people to view the shared files to avoid security issues
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  • Jul 24 2018
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    Guest commented
    July 25, 2018 20:37

    Would be great for OnPrem too. 

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    Adam Gartenberg commented
    August 01, 2018 20:16

    A question on the use case:  Today, a file can be marked for external sharing when uploaded, and when you share it with an external user, they will be invited to sign up and register for Connections Cloud, after which they can see the file. 

    Is the request for the ability to share a file without requiring that the recipient first register an ID to sign into Connections?

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    Guest commented
    August 02, 2018 07:26

    Yes, the idea is to have an option for a one time instant sharing of files with external partners without registration as guests. With a one-time link which is restricted by time.

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    Adam Gartenberg commented
    August 02, 2018 13:19

    Thank you for the additional details - it's helpful in our evaluation.

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    Guest commented
    August 03, 2018 18:32

    FYI - "one time instant sharing of files with external partners without registration as guests" is available today in Box, which can also integrated in the Connections web ui.

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    Guest commented
    August 08, 2018 10:07

    You're right .. but without box?

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    Guest commented
    September 14, 2018 08:40

    BOX sharing files with external guests is superb. Why do we as customers have more suppliers and applications when IBM, with developing its applications and integrations, can offer similar solutions?