- It's important to understand NTFS folder permissions…in the relationships to each other…so you can sort out permission problems when they occur,…and trust me they will occur.…So in this lesson I'll review NTFS sharing permissions.…My first tip is to always apply these permissions…to folders and not individual files.…So, for example, you'll start off in the File Explorer,…and you'll notice that if you open up a folder…and right-click on an individual file…you can set its permissions here in the Properties option,…in the pop-up menu.…Click on the Security tab…and there're all of your permissions.…
However, I don't recommend doing this on the file level,…instead do it at the folder level.…So, what you want to do is right-click on the folder…you want to set the permissions to.…So in the Properties dialogue click on the Security tab…and you want to set your permissions right here.…Let me review this dialogue.…It's pretty dense and pretty important,…so let me review this in more detail.…The top part of the window is labeled "Group or user names".…
Using the tools that come with a standard Windows build, James Gonzalez shows how to configure data storage (on client devices and on OneDrive), secure data with good authentication practices, encrypt data with EFS and BitLocker, and manage data access to shared folders, printers, and hard drives. He also shows how to set up file sharing for an organization using HomeGroup networks and NTFS permissions.
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Identify which storage usage category you should select to check how much space your downloads folder is using on your Windows drive.
- Name the type of storage space resiliency you should select to turn two physical drives into one logical drive.
- Describe the steps needed to access the NTFS permissions for a specific folder.
- List the actions required to share a printer with users on the same network.
- State how to use file explorer to open your PC instead of quick access.
- List the steps to add folder permissions for a specific folder.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Configuring Data Storage
2. Securing Data
3. Encrypting Data
4. Managing Data Access
5. Sharing Files
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