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Share a file or folder
This page outlines the following:
Step 2. Right-click on the file or folder you wish to share. Select "Share" from the drop-down menu.
Alternatively, select the file or folder and select "Share" on the top toolbar.
Step 3. In the "Send link" window, you can send a file/folder link to specific individual(s) by including their name, group or email. Alternatively, you can copy a link of this file/folder by selecting "Copy link" at the bottom.
Note: The default for sharing permission for all OneDrive files at SFU is set to "People in Simon Fraser University (1sfu) with the link can view".
If you would like to change the sharing permission, please following the instructions in the section below.
Complete the steps above to continue with the instructions below.
Step 1. In the "Send link" window, select the arrow beside "People in Simon Fraser University (1sfu) with the link can view" to change the sharing permission for the file/folder link.
Step 2. In the "Link settings" window, choose the sharing permission you would like to apply for this file/folder. You can also set "allow editing" or "block download" in this settings window.
Note: If you are unsure which sharing permission to use, please see below for our recommendations on the usage of sharing permissions.
People in SFU with the link
|Give access to any SFU users who receives this link, whether they received it directly from you or forwarded from someone else.
For mixed files:
Data that may not be sensitive or confidential in nature, but should be restricted from to the general public or the media.
|People with existing access
|This does not change the permissions on the item.
For internal files:
Use this if you just want to send a link to somebody who already has access. This does not change the permissions on the item.
Gives access only to specific SFU users or external email addresses to use the link and access the file.
If people forward the sharing invitation, only people who already have access to the item will be able to use the link.
For internal files:
Data that could be sensitive or confidential in nature. Such data should be limited to employees and other authorized users.
Anyone with the link
|Gives access to anyone who receives this link, whether they received it directly from you or forwarded from someone else.
For public access files:
Data that is generally available to all employees, the general public, and the media.
Password protection or link expiration is highly recommended for additional restrictions.