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Posted on 2008-06-25
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I need a bit of advice on setting permissions on a created directory, i am new to c# and have searched the net but i am really one the wiser, basically i call the following method after the userFolder is created:



The permissions that i want to have on the userFolder is List Folder Contents and Read, i can get the first one with the above code but dont know how to set the Read permission.

I need to have two permission entries for the user that the folder is assigned to which are ReadAndExecute and Read.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated!

Cheers
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  private void FolderPermissions(string rootDir, string userFolder)

    {

      DirectoryInfo dinfo = new DirectoryInfo(rootDir + userFolder);

      DirectorySecurity dSecurity = dinfo.GetAccessControl();
 

      FileSystemAccessRule rule = new FileSystemAccessRule(userName, FileSystemRights.ReadAndExecute,

        InheritanceFlags.ContainerInherit, PropagationFlags.None, AccessControlType.Allow);
 

      dSecurity.SetAccessRule(rule);

      dinfo.SetAccessControl(dSecurity);

    }

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Question by:ajayq
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by:Bruce_1975
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Change the line

FileSystemAccessRule rule = new FileSystemAccessRule(userName, FileSystemRights.ReadAndExecute,
        InheritanceFlags.ContainerInherit, PropagationFlags.None, AccessControlType.Allow);

to following.

Regards,
Bruce


FileSystemAccessRule rule = new FileSystemAccessRule(userName, FileSystemRights.ReadAndExecute & FileSystemRights.Read,

        InheritanceFlags.ContainerInherit, PropagationFlags.None, AccessControlType.Allow);

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FileSystemAccessRule rule = new FileSystemAccessRule(userName, FileSystemRights.ReadAndExecute & FileSystemRights.Read,
        InheritanceFlags.ContainerInherit, PropagationFlags.None, AccessControlType.Allow);

This does not quite word the Read permission overrids the ReadAndExecute.

On the ACL i need the List Folder Contents, Read allow checkboxes ticked and under the advanced button there is two permission entires needed Read&Execute and Read for the user of the folder.
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