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Add, change, or remove user access to a shared folder

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

noteNote
You must be a network administrator to complete this procedure.

To change user access permissions for a shared folder

  1. Open the Windows SBS Console.

  2. On the navigation bar, click Shared Folders and Web Sites.

    The list view displays the shared folders that are located on your server.

  3. In the list view, click the shared folder for which you want to assign user access permissions.

  4. In the Tasks pane, click Change folder permissions. The Folder Properties page appears.

  5. In Users and groups, select the user or group for whom you want to assign or change access permissions. Permissions for the selected user or group appear.

  6. Do one of the following:

    • Select the check box for each level of access that you want to grant to the user or group.

    • Clear the check box for each level of access that you want to deny to the user or group.

  7. Click OK.

To add or remove permission for users or groups to access a shared folder

  1. Perform steps 1 through 4 of the previous procedure.

  2. In Users and groups, click Add or remove. The Shared Folders permissions dialog box appears.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To give folder access permissions to a user or group, in All users or groups, select one or more user or group accounts, and then click Add.

    • To remove folder access permissions for a user or group, in Selected users or groups, select one or more user or group accounts, and then click Remove.

  4. When you are finished adding or removing user or group accounts, click OK.

  5. If necessary, on the Folder Properties page, change the level of access for newly added users or groups per steps 5 through 7 of the previous procedure.

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