I have a site collection on SharePoint 2007 that will not save a URL if I enter a local site as an absolute link. SharePoint continuously changes the link to a relative link as long as the site is a local site. I DO NOT want SharePoint
to automatically change the link for me though. The top level of this site gets content deployed to other sites around the globe daily. So in this case when someone clicks the link I want the user to be directed to the corporate site, not
to a relative link which doesn't exist on the destination. In other words, the link is broken once it gets content deployed. The relative link works fine on the corporate (main) site; it is all of the global sites that have problems with a
broken link after content deployment runs. As many problems that I have had with content deployment though, this is not a content deployment problem. It is a matter of how SharePoint saves the link.
Most of our links, even to the corporate site, were entered as absolute links. This worked fine a few months ago. However, in December I installed the October CU (just a few days before December CU was released). I think this is what broke
it, and I just didn't realize it until now because we have not had a need to add links since then.
Our MOSS versi
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