Re: Public Folder Sharing between Vista laptops
Think I had an IP reognition problem, not a permissives problem. I wouldn't
mind some clarification aroud Permissives however.
"Warren" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I've been fighting this for days. I thought it should be simple but it
> doesn't seem so.
> I've enbled Public File sharing, and declared the Public folder shared. I
> figure this should give users on both computers access to each other's
> Public folder ? If the damn LAN behaves I can get to the Public folder, so
> I think this is correct.
> Now this Permissions business has me baffled. Supposedly you create user
> accounts of the same type and name on each computer (**** & Jane). What I
> can't figure out is how to configure PC1 to permit **** on PC2 access to a
> file crreated in the Public folder by **** or Jane on PC1. **** on PC1 is
> not necessarily the same guy as **** on PC2 and I am not permitted to
> enter **** on PC2 in the list of users permitted access to PC1 (I can only
> add PC1 names)
> Or do home networks just assume that all user names are unique identifiers