We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

share and security permissions on shared folder

4,045 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-09
I have a shared drive permissions to it where reset by accident
When I check share permissions I have
Groupname File Access - Contribute
Groupname File Admin - Read/Write

In ADVANCED SHARE permissions,I have none,but before I think there was
Everyone - Full
Administrators - Full

In Security I have
Groupname File Access - Modify
Groupname File Admin - Full

1.What exactly Contribute means and where did it come from
2.Will security permissions take over share permissions or vice versa
3.what is more advisable for share permissions - use network share or advanced network share permissions

Thank you
Comment
Watch Question
Specialist Consultant
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Top Expert 2014
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 5 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE