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E-FTP: File Attachments Without an Extension Won't Open in Browser Tab (Doc ID 2806265.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.57 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When selecting the View button after uploading a file attachment without a file extension, the file is downloaded to the browser automatically.

Other file attachment extensions (such as .docx and .txt) are opened in a new browser tab where the user can view the file. 

Steps to replicate:
1. Navigate to PeopleTools-> Utilities-> Debug-> PeopleTools Test Utilities page
2. Enter record://PSFILE_ATTDET
3. Attach a file without an extension
4. Select View
5. The file is downloaded to the web browser.


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