Changing Download Protection
If you receive a 403 error when trying to access a downloadable, this could be because the file is in a protected area. The protected area prevents unauthorized users from accessing the file, but also makes it difficult to share the file with the public. To share with the public, you will need to change the download protection.
How to tell if a file is in the protected folder
The giveaway is in the link URL, you will see dlm_uploads, which indicates it is in a protected folder (see screenshot #1). In general, all course downloadables are in the protected folder.
Changing download protection
Go to the Downloads area (https://www.