Network sharing is a practice that is used by most people who work in groups. Network sharing can be used both in schools and in businesses. With network sharing, people who are using different computers are able to share their resources, such as files, documents, folders, printers and scanners. Network share makes it easy for them to view or edit different files. There are different options for the permissions of network sharing that will enable you to control who is able to view and who is able to edit certain files.
Here are some tips on how to configure network share permissions:
- Two Types of Permissions - There are two types of permissions that are available for a folder. The first one is the share and the second one is known as NTFS. For NTFS, you have the option to set different levels of permission such as full control, modify, read and execute, list folder contents, read and write. For the share option, you will have to access the share tab. For this, go to the shared folder and right click. The permissions will appear and the people who can access them are also there. For share, you have three options. The first one is full control, the second is change and the third is read.
- Sharing a Folder - Before you can configure the permissions, you have to share a folder on the network. To do this, right click on the folder that you want to share and click on "Properties" on the menu. Click on the "Sharing" tab. Click "Enable" to share a folder. Next, you have to click on the "Share this folder" option. This will allow you to create a shared folder. Enter a name for the shared folder. You will then have to specify the number of users who can access the file. You can also put a password on the folder so that it is protected.
- Configuring Permissions - You can configure the permissions by opening Windows Explorer. Right click on the folder for which you want to set permission. Choose "Properties" from the menu. Click on the "Sharing" tab and click the "Permissions" button. Click "Add" and select the users. Click on "Object Types" and check the "Users" check box. Fill in the name of the user in "Enter the object names." You can then configure the permissions for each user. You have the option to allow or deny anyone from the list of users. After configuring, click "OK." This will enable you to monitor who makes changes and accesses the shared files.
These are the simple steps on how to configure network share permissions on your computer. You can take advantage of this feature so that you will be able to protect the files and folders from being accessed by other people in the network. This feature is also used in schools or in offices so that it will be easier to share files and folders with each other without having to go through transferring of files from one computer to another computer.