Creating shared subject areas to store resources

server2003This article shows you how to create a shared area for curriculum subjects that all Students and Teachers can read from, but only Teachers of the subject can write to.

Specifically this article gives a working permission set for the directories.

Active Directory Security Groups

  • Maths, English, Art, ICT, etc...


File Structure

  • Student Share > Subjects > SubjectName


Subjects (Security Properties)

  • Deselect Allow Inheritable Permissions from parent...
  • Authenticated Users Allow:  Read & Execute, List Folder Contents and Read
  • Go to Advanced > Edit and deselect Apply these permissions to objects and/or containers within this container only


SubjectName (Security Properties)

  • SubjectName Allow:  Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, Read and Write
  • SubjectName Allow:  Delete Subfolders and Files


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