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Setting permissions in DropBox?

Posted on 2014-10-14
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Hello everybody!

Does anyone know if it is possible to set permissions for certain folders in Dropbox? One of our customers uses Dropbox and have a few employees that are only there on short-term. These users should not have access to the entire folder tree.

Preferably we would like to set a permissions structure similar to the one that can be created using Active Directory and Security Groups.

Is this a feature of Dropbox?

Best Regards,

Björn
Goodfellows
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by:Haris Djulic
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Hello,

depending of which type of Dropbox users is your customer (free or premium) there are few options...

More on the link https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/60
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it may be better to get your employees to set up their own dropbox accounts and only share the folders you want to with them.
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by:joebilek
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Well, it did not solve the exact issue. But it's the only way of doing it. So still a good answer
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