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Windows® Small Business Server 2011 by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Chapter 9. Managing Users and Groups

When it comes to a network, the users and administrators all have different sets of needs, and some of those needs can come into conflict. For the most part, users need reliable access to the files, folders, applications, printers, and other devices required to do their jobs. What they don’t need are error messages, delays, or any other obstructions. The person in charge of the network has his or her own needs, such as shielding need-to-know material from those who don’t need to know and protecting the users from themselves. The key to bringing these needs into balance is the configuration of groups and users—the topic of this chapter.

Understanding Groups

Because Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 is the underlying ...

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