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JRV 02-23-2005 11:21 PM

Sharing Options
 
do i need to turn on Windows Sharing in order to be able to trade files with PCs on my network? how do i select which folders i want to allow sharing with on my mac? also is Personal Web Sharing cool for testing web sites? if i turn that on people can see whats in my Sites folder? is that the only folder they have access to with that option turned on?

Desolate One 02-24-2005 09:32 AM

Yes, turn sharing on. To select a folder to share just right click it and select sharing. Unfortunately I can't say for your other questions. Perhaps the next person that comes across the thread. ;)

Macman 02-24-2005 10:41 AM

you can set options for each shared folder, like who can see it or edit it on mac. its the magic of permissions.

muso 02-24-2005 04:58 PM

But you'll need to use sharepoints if you want to specify certain folders outside of your home folder. If you log in as you from the windows computer (which I don't suggest you do) then you have read/write access to everything you normally would. So it's probably a good idea to set up a new user with limited permissions.


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