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OWA - disable direct file access but allow forwarding attachments

Alistair Quigley
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Hi All,
We have locked down OWA in our organisation and in doing so have disabled direct file access for both private & public computers.  We have recently discovered however that blocking direct file access also removes the ability to forward attachments. Ideally we want to block users from downloading all attachment types but still allow them to forward attachments.

Is there an easy way around this?

Thanks in advance.

Andrew
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