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Re: [vox] For the Sysadmins out there



Files shared globally on a massive windows network would be that much more 
likely to get infected by a network virus. :)

And important shared documents are the last ones you'd want infected...
(Does seem rather silly if you can't access it though)

-Marianne

On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 02:50:08PM -0700, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> This is a question regarding network policies in general, and it's a simple
> one -- more philosophical than technical.
> 
> Let's say that you're administering a network of about 100 users.  In addition
> to a large shared directory which all users have access to, each user has
> their own directory in the network.  Many files which are used frequently by
> several users are all stored in the shared directory (e.g., correspondence
> templates, tracking spreadsheets, common databases, etc.).  Would it be your
> policy, as is apparently the policy of the sysadmin where I'm working right
> now, to encourage users to NOT save important shared documents in the shared
> drive, but in their own user directories -- which, of course, are not shared
> out to the other users?  If so, why?  I really want to know if there is sense
> to this policy before I laugh too loudly.
> 
> Is it relevant that this is a Win2K network?
> 
> 
> -- 
> Slainte,
> Richard S. Crawford
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