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Windows® Small Business Server 2008: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by Craig Zacker

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Working with Permissions

In Chapter 7, you learned how to create a new shared folder and, in the process, configure the share permissions for that folder. Share permissions, you recall, specify which users are allowed to access shared folders over the network and what degree of access those users should receive. Assuming that the shared folder is on an NTFS volume, it is also necessary for users to have NTFS permissions before they can access the files in the shared folder.

NTFS permissions provide more detailed access control than share permissions, and they are effective on the local console, not just over the network. For this reason, many administrators give all their users the Allow Full Control share permission to all shared folders and rely ...

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