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I am setting up a network - 16 users. The network needs a file server. Can I set up a win 2000 server box as a file server in an workgroup enviroment or is it necessary to use a domain environment. I know the advantages of the domain but the client doesn't want the hassle of user names and passwords and administration. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Hi there,

Yes you can run windows 2000 server in a peer to peer workgroup environment - It's pretty straightforward. So long as the client understands fully about the security implication it should be very simple:
Useful Link On Configuring Workgroup with Win 2k Server
http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBJ/tip4800/rh4869.htm

Hope this helps

Deb :))
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