Appendix A - Permissions

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Permissions allow you to set who can access the files and in what way. When granting users access to EdiSoft all users must have "Full Control" permissions. Below are steps to take in order to set permissions on a folder. Windows XP and Vista vary a little bit so we have included both.

 

Setting Permissions - Windows XP

 

1.Right click on the folder you wish to set permissions to.

 

2.Choose Properties

 

3.Go to the Security Tab

 

4.Click Advanced

 

5.Un-tick "Inherit from parent the permission entries that apply to child objects. Include these with entries explicitly defined here"

 

6.Click COPY PERMISSIONS when the dialog box appears

 

7.Make sure all the users that are permitted have FULL Control. (Read/write access is not enough).

 

8.Tick the box that says "Apply these permissions to all child objects..."

 

9.Click Apply.

 

10.Click OK and close all permission windows.

 

Setting Permissions - Windows Vista

 

1.Right click on the folder you wish to set permissions to.

 

2.Choose Properties

 

3.Go to the Security Tab

 

4.Click Advanced

 

5.Click Edit

 

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6.Un-tick "Include Inheritable permissions from this object's parent"

 

7.Click COPY PERMISSIONS when the dialog box appears

 

8.Make sure all the users that are permitted have FULL Control. (Read/write access is not enough).

 

9.Tick the box that says "Apply these permissions to objects..."

 

10.Click OK