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Windows Server® 2008 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 17. File Sharing and Security

Sharing files means that you allow users to access those files from across the network. The most basic way to share files is to create a shared folder and make it accessible to users through a mapped network drive. In most cases, you don’t want everyone with access to the network to be able to read, modify, or delete the shared files. So, when you share files, the access permissions on the shared folder and the local NTFS permissions are very important in helping to grant access as appropriate and to restrict access ...

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