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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Chapter 12. Managing File Resources

On most networks, users have their own files, whether stored locally or on a server, but it’s a rare network that doesn’t use at least some shared files and folders. Windows Server 2008 supports four kinds of file resource sharing. The type or types you use depends on what has to be shared and by how many people.

  • Shared Folders. Shared folders are essentially the same old shared folders that we’ve all used and seen many times. Starting in Windows Server 2003 SP1, there is an important change, however. The default share permissions for a folder are read-only for the Everyone group. And since Windows Server 2003, ...

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