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How to restrict a user from downloading file from browser?

  Asked By: Payal    Date: May 01    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 4323

Is there any way we can restrict a user with read only access to
download files to the client hard disk.



5 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Amanda Lewis     Answered On: May 01

If they can read  it in their browser  they can save it one way or another.

Answer #2    Answered By: Cassie Snyder     Answered On: May 01

Create page which will send this file  to user. eg
/file_download.asp?filename=pic1.jpg, and check user  permissions in the

Answer #3    Answered By: Parijat Pathak     Answered On: May 01

And what permissions are you going to check. he said that they have read
permissions. Again once the pic1.jpg is displayed in a browser  even if there
arte no controls showing they cna still do a print screen.

Answer #4    Answered By: Ella Sargent     Answered On: May 01

I know, there are many ways user  can save the content of the file.

but is there any way we can disable the save as option on the browser.

Answer #5    Answered By: Ahmad Johns     Answered On: May 01

Do a search at www.google.com and use "disable browser  functions" with the
quotes as your search criteria.

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