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You can assign the file and folder access permissions in the Site Explorer:

Content ->Site Explorer.

You can view the access permission of a certain user group by selecting it in the drop-down menu Show access permissions for on the context toolbar:

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Do the following to change permissions of a user group to access files and/or folders:

  • check the required elements in the checkbox column;
  • select the Access action in the action toolbar below the file manager table and click Apply.

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    In the access permission editing form, set the file and folder access permission for each user group:

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User groups can have the following access permissions:

  • Deny: members of a user group is not permitted and is not able to access a given file or folder;
  • Read: members of a user group view a given file or folder in the public section;
  • Write: users can edit files and save changes;
  • Full access: users can edit files and folders; they can control access permissions of other user groups to these elements;
  • Inherit: files and folders will be assigned the same permission as the parent folders.
Note: To set the access permission for a current directory (e.g. root folder), click the Folder properties button on the context toolbar.

Nested files and folders can inherit access permissions from the parent folder.

For example, let us give members of the Partners user group a permission to manage the Company section (/about/ folder). All other files and sections are to be made available only for reading. To do so:
  1. Assign the Read permission to the Partners user group for the root folder.

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  2. Assign the Inherit permission for all nested files and folders except the /about/ folder.

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  3. Assign the Write permission for the /about/ folder to the Partners user group.

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    Finally, set the permissions for all the child elements of the /about/ folder to Inherit.
As a result, members of the Site editors user group are permitted to view all files in the public section, and create and edit subfolders and files in the Company section (/about/ folder).


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