Solved

Windows Server 2008 Permissions

Posted on 2014-02-09
3
501 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-09
How do I grant permissions on a Windows 2008 Server so that only one person can delete folders, but everyone else can do everything else.
0
Comment
Question by:nplanek
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:computication
ID: 39846359
I would remove the inheritance on the folder then create two groups. One for standard access and one that has the delete rights. Add the groups to the security properties of the folder and in the Advanced security settings under special permissions you can select or deselect the delete option. Don't use deny rights. It'll work but it gets you in trouble in the long run. But that's just from a general system management point of view.
0
 

Author Comment

by:nplanek
ID: 39846370
Thanks.  Another question.....is there a way to set permissions so that users can do everything but delete or move folders?
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
computication earned 500 total points
ID: 39846386
Yes, same way. In the Advanced security settings under special permission, just select everything except Delete and Full Access. But be sure to disable the inherited permissions, or they can still get the rights from the parent folder.
0

Featured Post

Control application downtime with dependency maps

Visualize the interdependencies between application components better with Applications Manager's automated application discovery and dependency mapping feature. Resolve performance issues faster by quickly isolating problematic components.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Know what services you can and cannot, should and should not combine on your server.
Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
This tutorial will walk an individual through setting the global and backup job media overwrite and protection periods in Backup Exec 2012. Log onto the Backup Exec Central Administration Server. Examine the services. If all or most of them are stop…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

932 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now