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How do i give access to someone outside my network to a sharepoint folder, without giving them access to anything else on the site? I would like them to have access to upload and manage files to that folder.

thanks in advance for any advice.

  • Which is your SharePoint version. – Amal Hashim Mar 20 '15 at 13:19
  • Which kind of authantication do you have in SharePoint (Windows integrated, Forms-based, Claims Based with external claims provider)? If it is based on Active Directory, does the external co-worker have an account in AD? Does he have access to the SharePoint server at the network level (I mean ports opened, authentication on firewall etc.)? – pholpar Mar 20 '15 at 13:32
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Go to permissions for that folder, select the option to stop inheriting permissions from it's parent, then give the user the desired level of permissions for that folder (probably Contribute).

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