Windows Server Longhorn (Windows Server 2008) will include controls for these types of policies within Group Policy, if you can hold out that long.
Expert advice on read and write permissions
- Making a Windows folder read-only
Windows hardening expert Jonathan Hassell explains how to make a Windows folder that multiple users share read-only.
- Prevent users from deleting files in shared folders
Jonathan Hassell explains one of the functions of using Advanced Permissions.
This was first published in May 2007