How to block inheritance from the parent to the current folder/file permissions?

The Permissions Modifier allows you to block inherited permissions from the parent to the current folder/file permissions.


Click on button.

The Modify Permissions window will be displayed.
Step 1: Select folder/file path
  • Follow the list of options to enumerate the shared folders/files as outlined in -share.htm">How to enumerate shared folders/files?
Step 2: Uncheck Allow inheritance

     Uncheck the option Allow inherited permissions from the parent to propagate to this object.
  • Click the option Copy to copy all the permissions entries that were previously inherited from the parent to this current shared folder(s)/files permissions list.
  • The updated permissions list with copied permissions from the parent object as shown below:
  • Click the option Remove to Remove the permission entries that were previously inherited from the parent and keep only those permissions explicitly defined/granted this current shared folder(s)/file(s).
  • The updated permissions list after removing the inherited permissions from the parent object as shown below: