Security Essentials – Intro to Shares

by Petri IT Knowledgebase Team

The purpose of a share (aka shared folder) is to expose a portion of a server’s file system to network users. The idea is to just keep portions of that file system available to users while allowing other portions of the server’s file system to remain private and unseen by network users. In this post, you will learn how to administer shares using Windows Explorer.

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    Easily Removing End Users from the Local Administrators Group

    by Daniel Petri

    In many enterprises, the organization policy is to add end users to the local Administrators group on their assigned PC; often to allow legacy applications which require administrative privileges to run correctly. However, there's a great risk in setting the end users as local administrators... information security. In this article MVP Daniel Petri presents a few better and more secure options.