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Description

Browser versions Firefox 24 and Chrome 30.0.1599.101 block an external link when the target is within the catalog. (Not related to a particular release. It is a as a browser security feature.) When the link is HTTPS, there is a javascript error. When the link is HTTP, there is a warning in the console.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a new content item.
    1. Content Type: External Content
    2. Target: Within Catalog
    3. URL: http://www.google.co.uk/
  2. Go to Service Catalog homepage and click on the Content Item created previously.
    • Note that the page does not load
    • Note that there is a warning in the browser console
  3. Repeat steps 1a and 1b.
    • Set URL to https://www.google.co.uk/
  4. Open the content item from the catalog homepage.
    • Note that the page does not load
    • Note that there is a warning in the browser console

Workaround

The target should be set to New Window/Tab when the URL links to external content that is not in the same domain.


Related Problem: PRB591641

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Article Information

Last Updated:2016-04-19 08:10:49
Published:2015-06-29