How do I give Read only access to my shared filestore on

These instructions will only apply for the owner of a shared filestore.

If you wish to add readonly permissions to an existing shared filestore, please contact Information Services (How do I do this?)

  • Go to MyAccount 
  • Select Manage my departments disk shares
  • Ensure the correct departmental share is selected
    You can select Change Server to manage a different departmental share
  • Under New Share enter a suitable Share Name and Owner
  • Check the Include readonly box
  • The Share Name must correspond with the Group,Team or Project name that the share is being created for (This will appear in the shared filestore title)
  • Select Create Share

  • The share will then have been created and will become accessible after 15 minutes
  • You will then need to add permissions for users (How do I do this?)
Contact for this page:
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
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