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Folder/File Security

I just brought up my first windows 2003 server. I created a folder on one of my drives called production. Inside the folder contains and access db along with some other files.

What I did was map a drive to the folder on another pc. I created a group in AD called production and my question is what security do I need to set on the folder so I can create a shortcut based the access db in the folder without having the users see or disturb any of the contents within that folder.

I hope I made sense. I'm sure it's a rights issue but I'm not sure.
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djp12345
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Stephen MandersonCommented:
You will want to setup the permissions of the share so that only specific user group has access to read/write etc to the mapped drive.

Have a look at the following for a good guide on permissions
http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Share-Permissions.html

Regards
Steve

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pinkisthenewblueCommented:
Hi,

I think I understand this - would it be more suited not to map the drive and instead create a hidden share (users need to know the full path to browse) and set their access to "Read-Only" (cannot modify anything in the folder)?

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