Attach files to items
Add attachments to entities to better document the item on which you are working. This enables others to see related information for this item as needed.
To attach a file:
Locate the item for which you want to add an attachment.
In the attachments tab, click Attach.
Select the files you want to attach.
ALM Octane supports the following file types:
jpg bmp png word doc docx msg xml xls xlsx ppt pptx zip txt wmv mp4 m4p mkv vob log wrf fbr jpeg
Customize the supported file types by modifying the ATTACHMENTS_FILE_EXTENSION_WHITE_LIST configuration parameter. For details, see Set configuration parameters (technical preview).
After you add an attachment, view a thumbnail of the attachment in the Attachments tab of the item.
In the Grid or Smart List View, ALM Octane displays a paper clip icon indicating the attachment:
When working with attachments, the site admin can also:
Limit the number of attachments per entity. For details, see the MAX_ATTACHMENT_COUNT_PER_ENTITY configuration parameter under MAX_ATTACHMENT_COUNT_PER_ENTITY.
Limit the size of attachments and other files, at the site level. For details, see the STORAGE_MAX_FILE_SIZE configuration parameter under STORAGE_MAX_FILE_SIZE.