Solved

Regarding File Sharing Permissions, what is difference between Allow unchecked/Deny unchecked, and Allow unchecked/Deny checked?

Posted on 2004-10-14
1
875 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
In Windows XP, if I right click a folder in Windows Explorer and go to "Sharing and Security", and then the "Sharing" Tab, and then "Permissions", I am offered the following choices:

Allow or Deny:
Full Control
Change
Read

What I don't understand is you can:
Uncheck Allow and Uncheck Deny
or
Uncheck Allow and Check Deny

What is the difference???  If Allow is unchecked doesn't that imply Deny?  I assume there is a finer point I am missing here.  Any help is greatly appreciated!
0
Comment
Question by:markabe1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
sunray_2003 earned 500 total points
ID: 12314064
Hope this para can be clear and not confusing. Didnot want to confuse you with my statements,
See if this makes some sense
http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/file/ntfs/secRes-c.html

Read this:

Windows 2000 offers much better control over how permissions are assigned, as well as the benefits of dynamic inheritance and advanced inheritance control. However, these extra features make permission resolution much more complicated. In addition to the potential conflicts caused by users being in more than one user group, as above, you can have conflicts between permissions that were set for the object directly and those that were inherited from any of the object's predecessors: its parent, grandparent and so on. Furthermore, the existence of both "allow" and "deny" permissions complicates matters further. To deal with these complexities, Windows 2000 uses an algorithm that follows these general rules:


0

Featured Post

Instantly Create Instructional Tutorials

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees adopt to new software or processes instantly. Boost knowledge retention and employee engagement step-by-step with one easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Short answer to this question: there is no effective WiFi manager in iOS devices as seen in Windows WiFi or Macbook OSx WiFi management, but this article will try and provide some amicable solutions to better suite your needs.
This article will inform Clients about common and important expectations from the freelancers (Experts) who are looking at your Gig.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question