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Allow Users to Modify Documents on a shared Network drive, but not change folder structure.

Posted on 2003-11-20
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hi

due to our shared network drives being in a total mess, i have decided to setup a new folder structure. My question is, is it possible ton give users Write access to documents within this folder structure but prevent them creating/modifying the folder structure itself???

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Barry
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Modify the Advanced NTFS permissions on the shared folder, you'll be able to set more granular access controls that way.
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As BloodRed suggests:

On the Folder, under Advanced permissions, apply read access to the folder only and apply write permissions to "Files Only"
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Yes. Only available on NT, not Win9x.  Do write protect folders not files then.
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