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How to prevent users copying a file from a network share

Posted on 2008-10-06
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There's a share on the company file server where a user has requested I drop a video file on to. However he wants to prevent people from being able to copy the file to another location.

How can I go about doing this?
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Its very difficult as the system cannot disinguis between accessing a file to read it and accessing a file to copy it. The only solution is to use some form of DRM or Information rights management - these will no prevent the file being copied, but they can prevent it playing on unauthorsed machines

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/technologies/rightsmgmt/default.mspx

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Thanks for your reply. Much appreciated.
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