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MCSE: Windows 2000 Exams in a Nutshell by Paul Murphy, Michael Moncur

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Administration and Security

Users and Groups

Local users: For one computer; Windows 2000 Professional
Domain users: For domain; Windows 2000 Server domain controllers
Local groups: For one computer; Windows 2000 Professional only
Global groups: For domain; Windows 2000 Server only

NTFS Permissions

Permission

Description

Read

View a directory’s contents or open a file

Write

Write data to a file or create new files in a directory

Delete

Delete a file or directory

Change Permissions

Modify the permissions assigned to the file or directory

Execute

Execute a program file

Take Ownership

Modify the ownership of a file or directory

File Sharing Permissions

Permission

Description

Full Control

Provides full access to files in the folder

Change

Allows the user to create, write, or delete files in the folder

Read

Allows Read access to files and directory listings

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