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My WSS application's users are either employees of CLIENT-A, CLIENT-B, or CLIENT-C. Each client has the same type of data and documents.

Users belonging to CLIENT-A can only see CLIENT-A data & docs

Users belonging to CLIENT-B can only see CLIENT-B data & docs

and so on...

I can't see how to only show CLIENT-B's data and documents to CLIENT-B users.

In Asp.Net I could :

void Page_Load(...) {
DataTable clientDocs = GetClientDocs(profile.ClientID);
DocumentList.DataSource = clientDocs;
DocumentList.DataBind();
}

Can someone help?

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to be able to answer your question; is this a permissions requirement? Ie are client-a users allowed to see client-b documents?

If they are not allowed then you can use three different document libraries with different permissions.

I hope I understood your question, otherwise please elaborate.

/WW

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so I would create a security group for each client and assign each user to their client->security group?? –  user128 Oct 15 '09 at 21:33
    
Yup, that sounds like the right way to do it! How many clients do you have? –  Wictor Wilen MCA MCM MVP Oct 15 '09 at 21:48
    
as many as our sales team can get. right now only 6 –  user128 Oct 16 '09 at 15:39
    
Ok, then this should be no problem. I was thinking if you had a few hundreds then it could be a bit troublesome managing the groups and users –  Wictor Wilen MCA MCM MVP Oct 16 '09 at 16:25

Yeah, Wictor is right.

My understanding is that the clients can only see their own company's documents, and in that case I would just create 3 different Document Libraries with their own security settings, as Wictor suggested.

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