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Alternative solution to folder level permissions

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 10, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I have a document library with multiple levels of folders that group sets of documents. Each folder has unique permissions setup. Ran into issue with URL length limitation because of multiple levels. I am looking at an alternative solution using meta data columns and views to categorize data. Everything is fine except I am not sure how to implement security akin to permissions on folder. How would I implement security based on meta data columns ? One soution that I can think of is creating workflows using SPD. Are there any other solutions for this ?

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