Re: Access Sharing folder



On 2009-07-16 Ramki B Ramakrishnan wrote:
I agree. Access to administrative shares should be restricted to
administrators. There may be situations where one will want to make a
whole partition accessible to his users, but for situations like that
it'd be better to share the drive with a "speaking" name rather than
the drive letter. And assign appropriate permissions, of course.

[Ramakrishnan B] I wonder, in a file server what situation could
warrant sharing a entire partition; an explanation would add value.

For instance a fileserver for a (small) workgroup, where all members are
working on just one share. It would be rather pointless to share a
single folder inside the root directory instead of the root directory
itself.

Regards
Ansgar Wiechers
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