Why is my file transfer blocked?

You might see a message telling you that a file transfer (for example, copying, moving or emailing files) has been blocked.

This happens because your company has set up a policy to ensure that you don't unintentionally send sensitive information to users who should not have it.

There are two types of message.

Message

Description

Transfer is blocked

If you receive a "file transfer blocked" message, you can't transfer the files. Your administrator may have added some advice to this message.

Transfer can be allowed

If you receive a "file transfer request blocked" message, you can decide whether to transfer the files. Your administrator may have added some advice to this message. Click Allow if you're sure it's safe to go ahead.