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Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations by Pawan Kumar

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Folders and ACLs

Just like other sysobjects, folders (including cabinets) are also assigned ACLs. The ACL on a folder is used for three purposes:

  • Controlling access to the folder object like any other sysobject
  • Controlling operations on objects linked to the folder when folder security is enabled
  • Assigning to new objects in the folder when the server's default ACL mode is set to Folder

Typical access control on folder objects relates to viewing and modifying their metadata and their deletion.

Folder security restricts operations on objects linked to a folder based on the ACL on the folder object. When folder security is enabled, object security is necessary, but not sufficient for adding objects to or removing them from a folder. The following table ...

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