The little monsters have found a new ruse, enabling compression on a read only directory! Obviously when a few of them do it in a room the server soon bogs down. They have traverse, list and read rights only yet they can still enact a compress entire contents! This also works on their network shares which have the same NTFS security.
Is there a way of disabling compression on the server side? I dont mind switching it off as there are very few compressed folders (probably ones I havent found yet).
I have looked in GPOs to disable on the client but can find nothing.
any ideas? Has anyone come up against something similar?
Last edited by KK20; 10th June 2011 at 05:46 PM.
i'll reboot it tonight and see if that sorts it (which it should after googling the command).
To confirm; this works. Existing compressed folders are still compressed and accessible. No further compression is allowed although you can still uncompress a previously compressed folder (phew!).
Arthur (14th June 2011)
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