How to restrict deletion of a file?

We are handling certain files in our team with Confluence and I want to be sure these files can't be deleted.

Is there a way to restrict this for certain pages or whole spaces only?

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<<Is there a way to restrict this for certain pages or whole spaces only?>>

Hey Thomas,

Manleen's suggstion works at a page level. For whole spaces, go into Permissions for the space and choose whom can delete by checking or unchecking the Attachments-Delete permission. 

And if you're watching the space or page, you can be notified of deleted attachments and if one is deleted, as long as you are using a version of Confluence that is 5.x (can't recall the point version) or greater, then you can restore it from Space Admin>Content Tools>Trash (in the pre-5.x days, restoring attachments was a quite difficult task.

I didn't know of the Trash. This helps a lot. Thank you for your help!

You can apply restrcitions at page level. Click the restrict icon (restrict_icon.PNG) at the top of the page and specify the list of users who can view and edit the page.

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