securing network folders
Posted on 2014-10-09
I need to be able to secure a network folder so that only 3 people have access to it and each time they access it it needs to prompt them for a username and password. This is a peer-to-peer network not using Active Directory.
further the customer requires that if he should close the network folder, the next time he logs into it it will prompt for username and password even if he has not logged off or restarted his computer.
here is a use case: customer signed into his computer on Monday morning and clicks the shortcut on the desktop to access this secure folder. The network share then will prompt him for a username and password and he is then able to access the files and work. Later, he gets up from his desk to take a short break and closes the window but does not log off or restart the computer after two or three minutes he returns click the icon on the desktop and again the share prompts him for username and password.
I have tried multiple methods to accomplish this but Windows always remembers the username and password until the computer is restarted. I need the computer to disconnect completely from that network share when the user closes the window.
I am open to third-party software.
thank you in advance for any help