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Restrict user from copying files from shared folder

Posted on 2007-11-23
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Hi Experts

I would like to enquire whether is it possilbe to disable users from copying from a specific shared folder from the server, but in the meantime users are able to access the specific shared folder files.

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pavaneeshkumar earned 250 total points
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Senario stated by u is technically not possible.

as
Minimum access to make users able to access the specific shared folder files is read. so that  they can open those file.

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Minimum access to allow copy is also read.
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as the previous expert has stated absolutely impossible. in as much as it is impossible to stop someone borrowing a library book from making a copy on a photocopy machine, it is impossible to stop a person from being able to read but not make a copy of a network file. opening from the network involves access to copy to memory, and copy from memory to disk is a local operation.
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Can I stop someone from copying files off of my thumb drive?
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