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Old Mar 15, 2013, 01:59 PM   #1
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folder permissions

Hi all,

I work for a school district in which there are a ton of student users. We use mounted network drives as storage for all their files, but we're having a problem with students being able to move those files and their encapsulating folders around.

I've toyed around with folder permissions, but as far as I can tell, it's an all-or-nothing type deal. Basically, what we'd like is for students to be able to save and access files but not move folders around, without denying them read/write access altogether.

Thanks for your advice in advance!

Most of our macs are running 10.7.5.
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Old Mar 16, 2013, 03:58 AM   #2
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"Mounted Networked Drives". How are these served?

I'm assuming you don't want to allow every kid access to every other kid's files?
Does each kid have a login to their own area of the network drive?

You may want to look at ACLs, which are more flexible than old Unix file attributes.
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