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Shared Folders - Read only on root then group access on Sub Folders

Posted on 2014-10-01
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Morning,

This is a simple one but cannot rack my head how to do it.

Server 2008
Shared Folder Called - Data
Group permissions - Domain Users

So I want to share a folder called Data with Domain Users. I have set this up and tried to but the Share as Read Only as I don't want them creating folders or files in the root of Data.

I have then got Sub folders that I wan the users to have full permission on.

What am I doing wrong ..

Thanks
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The folder share needs to be configured as follows.

Data folder Permissions (Root):
System, Full
Administrators, Full
Domain Users, Read Only

Disable inheritance on all the sub folders.

SubFolder Permissions:
System, Full
Administrators, Full
Domain Users, Full (Replace this group with other groups example. Accounting Group, HR Group)

Nest the users in those groups.

DirkMare
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by:Gareth_Pointon
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Hi,

Is this in the share settings or the security setting?
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by:Dirk Mare
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Under share settings you need to have the "Everyone" group added with full permissions.

The config above must be configured under Security Settings.

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by:Gareth_Pointon
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Sorted thanks ..

It was the inheritance Permission that was doing it.
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