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Rejecting of some file types on network share

Posted on 2006-11-17
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Hi all,


does anyone know, if it's possible to reject the storage of several filetypes to a network share?

Means, I don't want users to be able to save a file abc.avi to the share \\server\companydata
But they may store files like .xls, .doc.... to this share and should be able to store .avi to \\server\userfiles.

I'm not looking for ntfs-rights I guess... more for a feature like the offline-file-exclusions of database-files.

Any ideas?


Thanks a lot,

Robert



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by:inbarasan
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Dear herocomputer,
You can't reject the files with particular extentions when they are storing in a file share. Only one thing you can do is to run a script on the file share at specified interval which can delete with file ext .avi etc

Cheers!
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by:herocomputer
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Hi inbarasan,


thanks for the suggestion, but the problem ist less the existence of such files, more the network traffic they cause when transferred to the server.
So I need a solution that denies those files right after the "save"-click


rgds,

robert
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Steve Knight earned 500 total points
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You might want to look at upgrading to Windows 2003 R2 as that support such things called "File Screening":

http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/Library/0b7566a4-ace9-4872-9246-86d26573983a1033.mspx

Steve
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by:Steve Knight
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You could also just put it in the users Terms and conditions of employment with the HR dept. too and sack them if they save it!!
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by:herocomputer
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Hey Steve,


just great! I forgot to note that we are going to install 2003R2....


Thanks a lot!



rgds,
robert
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by:herocomputer
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Hey Steve,


the .avi is just an example. Some users save .plt files with x GB in size and we want to prevent that... and the private/business chaos on company folders..

Thanks once more.


Robert
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by:Steve Knight
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Good luck, have yet to try R2 in large environment yet but from small scale stuff looks good.
Steve
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