[SECURITY] How to prevent someone to move a folder

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[SECURITY] How to prevent someone to move a folder

Post by michaeled » Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:35 pm


I have a problem to configure the security to obtain this :
I want some users can add some files in a folder;

I try to add the write permission to the folder. But now, the users are able to move this folder into one where theay have the delete permission and after that they can delete de folder (sic!)

How to prevent users from moving a folder when they have only write access on it ?

Thanks for your help,


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Re: [SECURITY] How to prevent someone to move a folder

Post by jllort » Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:15 pm

1- The good option should be extend security to copy and move actions.

Now, Is there any way to identify user who should not execute move actions ? some role they have not or similar. Could try with automation and minimal logic to raise and error when trying to do it. Or with less sophisticated way, detecting if somebody tries to move from some path ( minimal logic to detect it ) and reverse the action after move ( not very pleasant way for doing it, but will go right ).

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