Make a folder unmovable?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by gianspi, May 5, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

    May 5, 2009

    I have a Tiger 10.4.11 Server running AFP with 30 or so users running 10.3, 10.4, and 10.5 (mostly 10.4). They all connect to the AFP server and work on basic word documents, quickbooks, etc.

    The root directory has 20 or so folders (Finance, Development, Volunteers, etc) and sometimes a user moves a root folder into a subfolder by accident. This causes the other 29 users to panic because the entire directory is gone.

    Is there anyway to make a folder unmovable but still allow access into it to edit files inside?

    Thanks for any help!

    ~Gian :cool:
  2. macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2009
    Do a custom ACL with reading rights but limited writing rights
  3. macrumors G4

    Jan 5, 2006
    Redondo Beach, California
    Remove write permission to the folder that contains the folders you do not want moved. Moving a folders is actually a write operation in the containing folder.
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 5, 2009

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