NTFS Modify permission query


On a shared folder, you can give someone Modify permission, or just read/execute, read and write. What is the difference between the two?

I want a user to be able to upload files to an FTP folder, and am not sure if I need to check the Modify box or just the rest?

Urgent so max points.
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Brian PiercePhotographerCommented:
Modify gives the user permission to do things such as delete and rename the file.
Read means "read" - can be copied to another location as well.
Read/Execute means that files can be read, and "executed"
Write means "write" - i.e. write new files to the folder - but not edit existing ones.
Modify means being able to edit/copy/delete all files - just can't take ownership.

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One important thing to remember, since you referred to a shared folder:  Share permissions won't affect FTP access at all; only NTFS permissions will have a bearing on that.
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