12.13. Windows 2000

Windows 2000 includes many security features:

  • Active Directory, which is designed to replace the flat security structure of the current domain architecture (discussed earlier in this chapter)

  • Encrypting File System

  • Kerberos version 5

  • Public key certificate services

  • IPSEC support

  • Support for smart cards

12.13.1. File System Permissions

The Windows 2000 NTFS permissions build on those established with NT, but with some differences. The following permissions are available for folders and files:

List Folder Contents

The user or group can navigate the directory structure and see listed files. This setting does not provide the user or group any file access beyond seeing the file's name.

Read & Execute

The user can view files and execute ...

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