How to make one set of sub-folders read only?

By jjanning ·
Hello everyone,

I have a question on how to make one set of subfolders read-only...with some additional strings attached.

For simplicity, let's assume I'm only using 2 groups, Everyone and Admins.

Here is our setup:

We have a shared folder named "Jobs"
In this folder there are folders with job numbers. Ex: 1000, 1001, 1002, etc...
In these job folders there are folders with letters. Ex: a, b, c, etc...

Here is a visual representation:

1000 1001 1002
|-------|-------| |-------|-------| |-------|-------|
a b c a b c a b c

Here are the two main issues we are trying to solve:
1. Associates will accidentally drag & drop a job number folder into another job number folder. For example, one day we will discover that folder 1000 was moved into folder 1002.
2. Associates will accidentally rename job number folders. For example, folder 1001 was accidentally renamed to 1100.

With that being said, these are the permissions we are trying to enforce, but to no avail.
-Admins have Full control everywhere (this is no problem)
-Inside the "Jobs" folder, Everyone should only be able to read.
-They can NOT modify folder or files
-They can NOT create folders or files
-They can NOT rename folders or files
-They can NOT delete folders or files
-They can NOT move folders or files (cut & paste, drag & drop)
-They can NOT copy folders or files (
-Inside each job number folder (1000, 1001, 1002) and their sub-folders (a, b, c), Everyone has full control.

If anyone has an answer or even knowledge of 3rd party tools it would be much appreciated. We have tried a host of different permission configurations but nothing seems to work.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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