Question regarding NTFS permissions


My servers are in the domain, Windows 2003 servers.

I have a server,, with a shared folder on it called SHARED. This has various permissions set on the NFTS level.

I also have a server,, which has a local account, LOCAL.

Is there any way I can give the LOCAL account access to the SHARED folder on the other server?

I don't believe this is possible?

Urgent so max points

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No, it can't be done.  A local account is local to that machine only.  It can't be given access to another machine.  

You could however, create another local account on the other machine (the one with the share), and give it the same username and password as the first account.  Then the local account could access the folder because it's username/password would be passed to the folder hosting the shared folder.

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Nice answer. Indeed, it can be done this way.
If the security is left to default, you need to give the user lical a password. 2003 doesn't accept blank passwords by default.
kam_ukAuthor Commented:
Thanks all...
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