AD users are able to delete virtual folders


  • EFT Server, all versions

EFT v8.0 and later store Advanced Properties in a JSON file. When you upgrade from EFT v7.4.x to EFT v8, the non-default settings that you have defined in the registry will be added to the Advanced Properties file during upgrade. (Default settings become part of the EFT configuration files.) For a more on how to use advanced properties, and a spreadsheet of the advanced properties, please refer to the "Advanced Properties" topic in the help for your version of EFT.


AD users are able to delete virtual folders.


By default, users can delete and rename virtual folders. The advanced property AllowDeleteVFSFolders is used to disable this capability.

  • 0 - disable
  • 1 - enable

In EFT v8 and later:

Add the name:value pair to the AdvancedProperties.JSON file in EFT's \ProgramData\ directory as described in the "Advanced Properties" topic in the online help for your version of EFT.

AllowDeleteVFSFolders": 0

In versions prior to v8.0:

For v6.4 - 7.4.x

64 bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\GlobalSCAPE Inc.\EFT Server 4.0\

32-bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\GlobalSCAPE Inc.\EFT Server 4.0\

Create the DWORD AllowDeleteVFSFolders and specify one of the following values:

The following values can be used:

  • 0 - disable
  • 1 - enable

For v6.1-6.3.x:

64 bit: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wow6432Node\GlobalSCAPE\EFT Server 3.0\Settings\

32-bit: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\GlobalSCAPE\EFT Server 3.0\Settings\