Understanding Terminal Server Installation Choices

One of your main concerns when first installing Terminal Server should be file security. The main decision you need to make on file security at this point is the format you want to use for your operating system partition. You basically have three choices during the installation with Windows 2000: FAT, FAT32, or NTFS. It is strongly recommended that you install the operating system on an NTFS-formatted partition. When Terminal Server is installed on NTFS, the install program applies important default security rights to the partition, which helps prevent future users from damaging critical system files. The following sections explain the main differences between FAT and NTFS and the reason why ...

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