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This is on a Windows Server 2008 and 2012.  I have a backup program that copies files and folders to the server to a folder.  What are the steps to create the folder on the server that only a certain user (and admin or domain controller) would be able to access  to retreive a file or folder  that was deleted or need to be recovered?    Basically I want this:  Username Bob to be able to copy files and folders into destination folder "Bob" on the server and only user  Bob (and admin)  can access it.   We have a VM setup as a file server.
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If the users you want to block currently DO NOT have access to the folder...

  1. Right-click the file or folder you want to work with. Pick Properties.
  2. In the Properties dialog box click the Security tab.
  3. Pick the Edit button.
  4. In the Permissions for... dialog, pick the Add button.
  5. In the Enter the object names to select box, type:  Bob. Pick OK.
  6. In the Permissions for... dialog, pick Bob.
  7. Under Allow, pick Modify box.
  8. Repeat above steps for Domain Admins. But...
  9. Under Allow, pick Full Control box.

If the users you want to block currently DO have access to the folder...

  1. Right-click the file or folder you want to work with. Pick Properties.
  2. In the Properties dialog box click the Security tab.
  3. Pick Advanced.
  4. In the Advanced Security Settings for... dialog, pick Change.
  5. Uncheck "Include inheritable permissions..."
  6. In the dialog that pops up, pick Add
  7. Pick OK to accept and close the dialogs.
  8. Back in the Properties / Security tab....Pick the Edit button.
  9. In the Permissions for... dialog, remove users / groups you don't want. If shown, leave System and all Administrators.
  10. In the Permissions for... dialog, pick the Add button.
  11. In the Enter the object names to select box, type:  Bob. Pick OK.
  12. In the Permissions for... dialog, pick Bob.
  13. Under Allow, pick Modify box.
  14. Repeat above steps for Domain Admins. But...
  15. Under Allow, pick Full Control box.

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Commented:
Not understanding completely.  The folders have already been created on the server and everyone has access to them.  I want only the user associated with their folder to be able to access it.  Example:  username Bob can only get into Bob folder on server.  Username Sue can only get into Sue folder on server.  Which one of the above options would I use for that?
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Then follow the second method I showed,
If the users you want to block currently DO have access to the folder. Just substitute each user for Bob

Also, I forgot to add, In step 9...
In the Permissions for... dialog, remove users / groups you don't want. If Domain Users or Interactive shows, remove them
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Commented:
Will the instructions in method 2 change if the user folders on the server are a subfolder of a folder called "Backup?"
NVITEnd-user support

Commented:
It will affect sub folders of the folder applied to.
Please clarify how this sub folder relates
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Do it for each users folder.

Author

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The backup destination for the client computer to the server is:  C:\Data\bup\user

Look at screenshot from the server
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NVITEnd-user support

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Do the steps for each users folder.

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Commented:
Sorry I'm so dense on this.  You mean the steps on method #2 have to be done on folders:  Data, bup, and user?
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In C:\Data\bup

Right click user1
Do steps.

Right click user2
Do steps.

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