Set Up Access Control Lists on the Shares
Permissions. Notice how, by default, the Everyone
group has Full Control. This means that all users can read,
write, and even delete files. That's not what we want at
change the share permissions:
- Click Add, and then choose Object Types.
- Un-check Built-in security principles and Groups,
because we only want to see Users.
- Click OK. From this location should show the
name of your computer.
- Choose Advanced, and click Find Now.
- Click on the users who should have access this share.
Power User Tip: Ctrl-Click
allows you to make multiple selections!
OK, and the users are added:
You may repeat this to add additional users. When done, click
now back at the ACL editor. By default, the newly-added users have
read-only access. If you want them to have read/write access, then
tick the Change box. You need to do this for each user! Select
each user in the list in turn, and specify Change permission.
Don't give limited users Full Control.
To prevent Guest access to this share, we must remove the
Everyone group! Select it, and click Remove.
ACL is now as we want it: Boystuff is only accessible by
Alasdair and Fraser. Click OK to close the ACL permissions
Then click OK to close the share properties. Now, only
the specified users can access the shared folder!
the Girlstuff folder, then repeat the procedure above to
give Iona and Catriona Change permission for
the share. Remember to remove the Everyone group!
right-click the Kidstuff folder, and repeat the procedure
to give all the kids Change permission for the share. Again,
remember to remove the Everyone group.
The share permissions are now set up on the XP Professional machine.