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We have a security group called SourceCode which allows certain users access to the SVN / GIT repository. This allows them to get the latest repo and store it in C:\Source. This works fine but the problem is that if a user who isn't in the SourceCode group logs onto a machine where the repo exists, they can see the C:\Source folder.

Is there a way I can stop users outside of SourceCode accessing C:\Source on ANY computer they log into?

We are using Windows SBS 2011 and everyone logs in via the domain.

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1. Is the Source folder on the server or on every computer? 2. Set the NTFS permissions on the Source folder so that only members of the SourceCode security group have access. – joeqwerty Feb 5 '13 at 16:25
1. C:\SourceCode will be on every computer that SourceCode users use but it will always be called C:\SourceCode. 2. I understand I can do this but can I do it via a group policy or something so it automatically applies to ALL machines without me having to go around each one? – webnoob Feb 5 '13 at 16:37
Why would it be on every computer? What for do you expect to happen if the user simply boots off a livecd? – Zoredache Feb 5 '13 at 17:36
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You can set the appropriate NTFS permissions on the folder for all computers by using Group Policy. You'll do this by configuring the folder in your GPO at:

Computer Configuration | Windows Settings | Security Settings | File System

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