Protecting Files

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Introduction

aMember allows you to protect files so that they are only available to the subscribers of the product/category selected by you. Members who do not belong to the selected product/category will not be able to view the file.

Accessing File Protection Options

  1. Select "Protect Content" from the options on the left side of the screen.
  2. The content protection page will be displayed. Click on the "Files" button. The file protection setup page will be displayed.

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To Set up a Protected File

Note: The fields marked with a red asterisk are required fields. You cannot create a new record without filling them.

  1. Click on the "New Record" button to set up a protected file.
  2. The New Record page is displayed where you can select the file to be protected and set up protection options.
  3. In the "File" field, you can select the file to be added in two ways:
    • Upload a File - Click on the "Upload" button, select the file to upload and double click on it. The selected file will be uploaded and displayed as a link.
    • Select an uploaded file - Click on the "Browse" button and select the file from the list of uploaded files that appears by clicking on it. The selected file will be displayed as a link.
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  4. In the "Title" field, enter a name for the file you are setting up content protection for. This is the name that will be displayed to customers.
  5. In the "Description" field, enter a description of the file.
  6. In the "Access Permissions" field, choose products and/or product categories that can be rewitten or make access free to allow users to rewrite all folders by clicking on the "make access free" link.
  • If you have chosen to set up access permissions, you will have to select the Products and/or Categories to provide access. Only the members belonging to the product/category selected here will have access to the selected file. To do this, click on the arrow button and select the product or category to provide access to. You can also select the duration for which you want to provide access using the hyperlinks for each product/category.
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  • The selected product/category will be displayed below the field. To remove access for the product/category, click on the [X] for that product/ category.
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Click the "Save" button to save folder protection settings for the selected folder.

Editing File Protection

You can change the Title, and Access Permissions for protected files at any time.

To Edit File Protection Properties

1. Select "Protect Content" from the options on the left side of the screen.

2. Click on the "Files" button on the Protect Content page.

3. A list of the files currently set up for protection will be displayed.

4. Click on the Edit icon (see screenshot) for the file whose protection properties you want to edit.

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5. The file's protection options will be opened for editing. Make changes to the file protection information as required.

6. Click on the "Save" button to save changes

Deleting File Protection

You can remove a file from protected status anytime make it accessible for everyone.

To Delete File Protection

1. Select "Protect Content" from the options on the left side of the screen.

2. Click on the "Files" button on the Protect Content page.

3. A list of the files currently set up for protection will be displayed.

4. Click on the Delete icon (see screenshot) for the file whose protection needs to be removed.

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5. The folder will be deleted and will no longer appear in the list of protected files.