How to share a folder

article ID: 2023516 

 

When using Mamut Business Software in a multiple user environment, it's important that all users have access to Mamuts document area. The folder you have chosen as your document area must be shared throughout the network.

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This is how you proceed:

Windows XP:

1.Open Windows Explorer (Right-click on Windows Start-menu and click Explore).
2.Find the folder you want to share. Right-click on the folder.
3.Click Sharing.
4.Choose the option Share this folder.
5.Click the button Permissions to add users or groups that will have permission to access the folder.
Users that are going to use the program must have full access.
6.Click on Security and give the users full access here as well.

Windows Vista:

1.Open Windows Explorer (Right-click on Windows Start-menu and click Explore).
2.Find the folder you want to share. Right-click on the folder.
3.Click Properties.
4.Click on Security.
5.Click Edit and mark the group and/or user that you want to give full access. The group can for example be called Users or all.
6.Mark for Allow on every level.
7.Click Apply and then OK.
8.Click Continue on four messages regarding Access denied.
9.Click OK.

 

You have now given access to the folder for the respective users and/or groups.

 


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