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    Feb 2007
    Olde London Town

    Protecting library with NTFS permissions

    Now I have consolidated to a single 750Gb disk, I'm thinking about how to protect against rogue programs, operator mistakes deleting the music library. (Obviously also backup in case of h/w failure).

    My XP login is a member of Adminstrators, so I can trash anything. I was thinking of creating a 'Librarian' account & Group which would be given exclusive ownership of the directories in the library and setting NTFS permission to allow my account to read files and control a single directory but prevent a recursive deletion over the whole tree. (I appreciate Administrators can force return of ownership, but that's not going to happen by accident).

    Anyone done this and got a simple NTFS permission strategy to hand?
    Last edited by amcluesent; 2007-08-05 at 02:33.

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