Shared Folder permission - basic understanding of NTFS security ?

Hi All,

When I create a shared folders in my Windows Server, I am confused of the permission, what is the difference of Sharing permission tab and the Security permission tab ?

and when shall I use either one of those or two at the same time ?

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I always think of it like this,  Sharing tab is network permissions, Security tab is file system permissions.
So on the Sharing tab, who on the network do you want to see the share.
On the Security tab, who do you want on the system or network to access the folder and what rights should they have.

Usually, its easiest to give Everyone permission on the Sharing tab and then use the Security tab to set access controls.

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Be careful, the vali permission are the most restrictive of both, if you give share permssion to an user, but that user don't have security (file system) permission, he won't be able to works on to that share.
jjozAuthor Commented:
thanks guys !
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