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  • System state data on Windows Server 2003

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  • DropBox for users on Active Directory 2008 network

    Is it possible to create a drop box for users to be able to copy files into but not view them or the folders contents afterwards. We have an Active Directory 2008 network. What permissions should we grant them or deny them to get this to work?

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  • Open IT Forum: Share networking resources, earn knowledge points!

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  • Using NTBACKUP to recover from system failure in Exchange 2003

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