Nested Folder Permission

This is probably very simple, but I need to know the following:

If we have a server that has a shared root drive with many folders underneath, and I just want to give a single person full access to one of those nested folders over the network,  can I just add her to the permissions of that nested folder or do I have to give permission to both the root and the nested folder to this person? Once I give this person access, even if the nested folder is not shared (but the root is) can I just map a drive to that specific nested folder, or do I have to map to the root folder because it is the one that is shared? FInally, if I do have to give this person access to the root folder permissions, how can I make sure she doesnt get permission to all folders under the root? (I think you can tell the folder to not inherit permissions, but doesn't that change the inherited permissions for eveyone else in there too?)
Clear as mud I am sure.

Thanks.
andrew054Asked:
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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
It's been a while but I believe that the user needs to have (at minimum) Traverse and Read rights to the root folder structure.  From there, they only need the explicit permission you wish for them to have on the target folder(s) only.

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andrew054Author Commented:
I guess I am wondering if there is a way to say "give read to the root folder, and full rights to just this one sub folder"...i guess that means I would apply "this folder only" attrubute on the permission entry tab on the root giving read and then full rights on "this folder only" permission entry as well?
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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
You would give Traverse and Read to this folder only on the root folder.
On the target folder(s) you would give full control to This Folder, subfolders and files.

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andrew054Author Commented:
Gotcha. Thank you.
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