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Windows Server 2003 Permissions for printing

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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Is it possible to have permissions for printing in Windows Server 2003? Copying files? Example: group 1 to view/upload to folder(cannot print or copy files), group 2 to upload/view/print (cannot copy files).
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Thank you very much for your reply!

I think the problem that lies with.. well we have two main copiers which everybody uses. The solution you pointed out, it seems like User A will either have to be completely blocked from the printer, or allowed.

Perhaps I can go a little more in depth on what I'm trying to accomplish. I have a specific folder with multiple PDFs/TIFFS which need to be controlled. This will be the only folder on our server that I need to control print/copy privileges. I need User A to be able to print an Excel document from his local workstation to Printer1, but also be blocked from from not only printing to Printer1, but perhaps also from a local printer. I would assume setting privileges for copying files/folders won' be as difficult to control.

I didn't think/still don't think this is possible, but figured I'd throw it out there for somebody to prove me wrong!
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