Take the 2-minute tour ×
SharePoint Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for SharePoint enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

How do I control the type of document (only .docx allowed) is being uploaded in one of the SharePoint 2010 document libraries?

share|improve this question
    
Already answered sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/1039/… –  Hugh Wood Aug 28 '12 at 10:37

1 Answer 1

Through central administration you can block upload file types.

central admin -> Operations -> Blocked FileTypes -> now select the site and add the extension you want to block.

you can read on this:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288335(v=office.12).aspx

or as hugh stated have an eventReciver to handle it for selected document libraryies only

Preventing document Uploading to Document Library in SharePoint 2010

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.