Solved

File Permissions - Everyone - Full Control

Posted on 2014-09-17
7
340 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-18
If file share folder permission are left at the default Everyone - Full Control -- can general network users access the folder in any way?  Users would not have local access to the servers.  I'm asking in reference to a previously configured server.  Second, questions is what is recommended NTFS permission when planning to create a file share?

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:apsutechteam
7 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:hopeleonie
ID: 40328773
If file share folder permission are left at the default Everyone - Full Control -- can general network users access the folder in any way?

I do it also so.

After you should only work with  NTFS permission's. Then they can't access the share. If you need to hide the share folder's you can use $ .
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Don Thomson
ID: 40328879
Sharing a folder on your server will allow any user tosee the share when they go to the network and click on the server name.

The real control is in the security tab.  You can share to everyone but you should not set the security to everyone - just those authenticated users who should have access.
0
 

Author Comment

by:apsutechteam
ID: 40328944
I'm fairly familiar with NTFS and Sharing generally - so I don't need generally info actually.  My question is very specific -- "if" many folders already have the default - Everyone - Full Control -- no local access -- is there any way general network users can access the data if they do not also have Share permissions?  If the answer is yes, in what way specifically?  I'm not really needing advice on setting up future shares at this time. Understanding that Everyone- Full Control (NTFS) might not be recommended - what are ramifications?
Thanks.
0
What Is Threat Intelligence?

Threat intelligence is often discussed, but rarely understood. Starting with a precise definition, along with clear business goals, is essential.

 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
nattygreg earned 250 total points
ID: 40329525
even though you've granted full access, to everyone they still cannot access the file because you still need to provide a username and password
0
 

Author Comment

by:apsutechteam
ID: 40330482
Domain users would all have passwords - what is the effect when they each enter their correct password -- can they access?  Thanks.
0
 
LVL 53

Assisted Solution

by:McKnife
McKnife earned 250 total points
ID: 40331534
Without share permissions, they get nowhere.
By the way the default share ACL is set to is Everyone - Read. Not Full.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:apsutechteam
ID: 40331549
Thanks for the help.
cpe
0

Featured Post

Enabling OSINT in Activity Based Intelligence

Activity based intelligence (ABI) requires access to all available sources of data. Recorded Future allows analysts to observe structured data on the open, deep, and dark web.

Join & Write a Comment

In a hurry?.. scroll down to "HERE's HOW TO DO IT" Section. Greetings All, I was going to post this as question/solution, but its seems more appropriate as an article considering its length.  I felt it important to illucidate all the details c…
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this document is to demonstrate the Installation and configuration of the Data Protection Manager product. Note that this demonstration was prepared on the basis of Windows OS is 2008 R2 and DPM 2010. DATA PROTECTI…
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…

757 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now