Re: Computer in a Workgroup Access in a Domain Setting

From: plane123 (
Date: 06/21/05

Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 09:55:16 -0700

Thank you for replying.
When I access resources, I mean I actually map a drive.
For instance I can map a drive to \\computer\c$ and it let's me in.
The user I'm logged into on the machine at the time is usually the local
admin on the box.

"Phillip Windell" wrote:

> You will have to specifiy what "access resources" means. Just being able to
> see the shares listed in Network Places or in Explorer is not the same as
> accessing them. Any Workgroup machine can access shares if the right domain
> credentials are manually given. Giving "Everyone" permission would not do
> it because in the context of the domain "Everyone" means "Everyone on the
> Domain" not "everyone in the world" so the "Everyone" on the Workgroup
> machine would not fit into that.
> --
> Phillip Windell [MCP, MVP, CCNA]
> "plane123" <> wrote in message
> > I noticed that when a new computer is being built [Windows 2000, Windows
> XP
> > or even a Windows 2003], and before it is added to the domain, it can
> access
> > resources on a file server [a Windows 2000 server].
> > The domain is Windows 2003 functional.
> > How can that be tightened down?