Locking access to served files

Posted on 2005-05-04
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Ok, here is the scenario.  I have two GIS users that are accessing the same data files on a Win2k3 server.  I want to prevent one user from opening any file that the other user has open.  As I experienced this morning, I can't just tell them not to.  Is there a way to do this in Group Policy, or with a third party piece of software?  I've looked into CVS, but that really doesn't meet my needs.  I don't want a versioning system, but something that will prevent without exception access to an open file.  

Question by:Pheylan
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    on the properties of the folder that contains the documents in question, you could set max users to 1, then only 1 person at a time can enter the folder and change its contents

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