Asked by: Anet Lindhardt
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st May, 2020

What is share level permissions?

Share permissions are the permissions you set for a folder when you share that folder. If you're sharing an NTFS folder, Full Control at the share level is fine because you can allow or deny access (or varying levels of access) through NTFS permissions for specific users or groups.

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Regarding this, what is the difference between share permissions and security permissions?

Share permission is about sharing a resource and Security permission is about NTFS permission, hence if for user M folder A permissions are set as following - Share permission is Deny and NTFS permission is Allow - if user M is accessing the file locally then even if Share permission is Deny user M will be able to

Beside above, how do I check share permissions? To change share permissions:

  1. Right-click the shared folder.
  2. Click “Properties”.
  3. Open the “Sharing” tab.
  4. Click “Advanced Sharing”.
  5. Click “Permissions”.
  6. Select a user or group from the list.
  7. Select either “Allow” or “Deny” for each of the settings.

Also, what are the default share permissions?

Historic Share Permissions Microsoft has historically configured all new shared folders with very open share permissions. The default share permissions for Windows NT, Windows 2000 (Server and Professional), and Windows XP (pre Service Pack 1) is that the Everyone group has Full Control access.

Do share permissions override NTFS permissions?

When you share a folder on an NTFS volume, both shared folder permissions and NTFS permissions combine to secure file resources. When you combine shared folder permissions and NTFS permissions, the more restrictive permission is always the overriding permission.

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