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Seeking clarification on access controls

Question asked by ddougan on May 4, 2010
Latest reply on Aug 22, 2011 by andy
I've installed Community - v3.3.0 (2765) on my test system. I have it up and running OK (on SME Server 7.4) with OOo, etc. all accessible.

I'm trying to get my head around the access control model - specifically, I would like to set a default such that when a user is created, only she has access to her home directory. Right now, out of the box, User Homes seem to be open to all. When I go to "Manage Space Users" for the User Homes folder, I see that the access rights are inherited (with Guest and EVERYONE having read access); if I set them to Local, there are no user rights displayed - and no menu option for me to customize the access.

I realize I can go to each user folder and remove the EVERYONE setting; however, I would like to set global access. Having searched the available resources, I can't see what needs to be done. It seems unusual for other users' home folders to be accessible by default - can anyone comment why this might be?


Des Dougan