Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Windows 2003 Server Permission

What are permissions in windows server?

Permissions define the type of access granted to a user, computer or group to access a resource. Permissions can be applied to resources such as files, folders and printers. Example: privilege to read a file, delete a file or to create a new file in folder

Types of Permission

Security level permissions Share level permissions

Security Level Permissions

Can be implemented only on NTFS Partitions Security or NTFS permissions can be set on drivers, folders and files

By default, the security permissions will be inherited from its parents drive or folder

File permissions override folder permissions Creator of files and folders are their owners

Different security permissions are:

full control modify read and execute write read list folder contents

Share Level Persmissions

Can be implemented on NTFS and FAT portions.
It can be set on drivers and shared folders and not files.

What are shared folders? 

Shared folders can be accessed from network when you copy or move a shared folder, the shared folder will no longer be shared

To hide a shared folder include $ after the name of the shared folder & user access hidden shared folder by typing the UNC path

Different share permissions are:

Read, contribute, Co owner

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