You have applied some read-only NTFS permissions to an important folder containing spreadsheets, and you’ve applied it to all users. However, a member of the accounting department connects across the network and has share permissions that allow writing to the folder. What type of access to the spreadsheet would the accounting department user ultimately have?
A) Read only
B) Write only
C) Read and write
D) No access
E) Tax season is tough on everyone
The answer: A) Read only
When examining different NTFS and share rights, the most restrictive right always wins when a conflict occurs.
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