Setting File and Folder Access Permissions

Commerce Server 2007
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This section provides instructions on how to help secure files and folders within a Commerce Server deployment by setting access permissions. The following assignments must be made on the computers where Commerce Server Web applications are run.

The specific file and folder access permissions you assign depend on whether you are configuring a Business Management server or a production Web server.

Perform the following steps on the Business Management server in a deployment:

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Setting these access permissions are required to allow business users access to the Web services.

  1. For the Catalog role assignment file, assign write permissions to the Catalog Web service account. These permissions must be made on the computer where Commerce Server Web applications are run. See How to Assign Write Permissions to the Catalog Authorization Role.

  2. For the Temporary ASP.NET folder, assign write permissions to the Web application accounts. See How to Assign Write Permissions to the Temporary ASP.NET Folder.

  3. For the Windows Temporary folder, assign access permissions to all Web application accounts. See How to Assign Permissions for the Windows Temporary Folder.

Follow these steps on each production Web server in a deployment:

  1. For the Temporary ASP.NET folder, assign write permissions to the Web site application account, which is the RunTimeUser account. See How to Assign Write Permissions to the Temporary ASP.NET Folder on the Web Servers.

  2. For the Windows Temporary folder, assign access permissions to the Web site application account, which is the RunTimeUser account. See How to Assign Permissions for the Windows Temporary Folder on the Web Servers.

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