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Configuring Default Folder Creation Settings

The Default Folder Creation Settings page displays the top-level folders in the Content Collection. From this page, administrators can manage the default quotas and permissions for folders created within the top-level folders.

How to Configure Default Folder Settings

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Content Management, click Content Area Management.
  2. Click Default Folder Creation Settings.
  3. Click Edit in the contextual menu.
  4. Click Submit.

How to Configure /courses Folder Settings

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Content Management, click Content Area Management.
  2. Click Default Folder Creation Settings.
  3. Click Edit in the contextual menu for the /courses directory. The Default Folder Creation Settings: /courses page appears.
  4. Set permissions and quotas for folders in the /courses folder.
  5. Click Submit.

How to Configure /organizations Folder Settings

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Content Management, click Content Area Management.
  2. Click Default Folder Creation Settings.
  3. Click Edit in the contextual menu for the /organizations directory. The Default Folder Creation Settings: /organizations page appears.
  4. Set permissions and quotas for folders in the /organizations folder.
  5. Click Submit.

How to Configure /user Folder Settings

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Content Management, click Content Area Management.
  2. Click Default Folder Creation Settings.
  3. Click Edit in the contextual menu for the /users directory. The Default Folder Creation Settings: /users page appears.
  4. Create folders, and set quotas for users in the /users directory.
  5. Click Submit.