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How to allow access to a specific document or folder on Sharepoint 2010

Assigning permissions to a file or folder on the Sharepoint Site. This is useful if you want to restrict or grant user access to specific documents and/or folders on the your sharepoint site.

Log on to the Company Site

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Go to: http://yourremoteurl.org and enter your "User name" and "password"

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Click on "Internal Web Site"

Note: Depending on your Web browser, you may need to enter your username and password one more time.

Find the Document or Folder

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Most times your document would be located under "Shared Documents" on the left side panel

Access the permissions for the document or folder

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1. Hover your mouse over the document or folder that you want to assign permissions and click the small menu arrow to the right.

2. Click "Manage Permissions"

Edit Permissions

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1. Click "Actions"

2. Click "Edit Permissions"

Remove Inherited permission "CompanyWeb Members"

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First you need to prevent all users from accessing the document/folder by removing the inherited permission "CompanyWeb Members"

1. Click the check box to the right of CompanyWeb Members

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2. Click "Actions"

3. Click "Remove User Permissions"

Click to confirm: This dialog box varies

Add User(s) to the folder permissions

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1. Click "New"

2. Click "Add Users"

Select the user or group to add by "User name" or "LCI e-mail address"

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1. Type the User's "E-mail address" or "User name" in the Users/Groups text box

2. Click the "Check names" icon to verify the "e-mail address" or "User name"

3. Optional

Select permissions

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1. Choose a level of access you wish the user to have to the Document or Folder

2. Specify if you would like to the system to send a welcome e-mail on your behalf

3. Click "Ok" to finish