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Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Sharing Files on the Web

With Web shares, you share files over your intranet or the Internet. Web shares are accessible in Web browsers using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). If the system you're currently logged on to has Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) installed on it, you can create Web shares by using Windows Explorer. In Windows Explorer, right-click the local folder you want to share, and then, from the shortcut menu, select Properties. In the Properties dialog box, select the Web Sharing tab, which is shown in Figure 21-24.

Use the Web Sharing tab to share a folder using HTTP.

Figure 21-24. Use the Web Sharing tab to share a folder using HTTP.

In the Web Sharing tab, use the ...

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