University of California, Riverside


Setting Permissions

Configuring Permissions

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Note: Currently it is only possible to configure sharing permissions using a Windows PC (or Windows virtual PC on a Mac).

Select the folder you want to share with others.

Right click the folder and select Properties.

Granting permissions - properties

Select the Security tab at the top.

Click Edit

Granting permissions - edit
Click the Add button Granting permissions - add

Check From this location, if it reads "Entire Directory" continue to the next step.

If the text box reads "", click on Locations...
In the new window that opens, select Entire Directory and click OK

change location
select the location to search

Enter the first name or NetID of the person you wish to add in the text box.

Click on Check Names

Granting permissions - check names
Select the correct entry and click OK. Granting permissions - select
Verify the correct name and click OK. Granting permissions - verify

Allow or deny permissions as needed by clicking the check boxes.

When the appropriate boxes are checked, click Apply.

Granting permissions - choose permissions

Once Apply has been selected, click OK.

Granting permissions - ok
Add someone else by repeating the steps, or, when done, click OK.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-4741
Fax: (951) 827-4541