The problem with setting up user accounts on the 'server' is that I don't
want the other users to be able to log on to the machine with their
Can this be avoided.
"David Jones" <kk7gw> wrote in message
news:053101c34734$0c7dfa40$a301280aphx.gbl...> XP Pro is a workstation OS, and domain controllers can
> only be run on Server OS's.
> From what it sounds like you want to do, you need to
> disable Simple File Sharing, create user accounts on the
> machine that has the stuff you want to access (ie,
> the "server" machine), and set the share and file
> permissions so that only those users can access the
> Then, from the other machines, you'll want to create the
> same user accounts (using the same passwords).
> Alternatively, you can just enter in the
> username/password when you attempt to access the network
>> setup a network of> >-----Original Message-----
> >I just started sharing my home broadband connection and> machine. I have Simple File> >three XP machines using the Networking Wizard.
> >All my shares are available or viewable on each> to the other by cat-5> >Sharing enabled. The three machines are connected one> direct access to the> >crossover cables and NIC cards, with one machine having> domain controller if> >internet (I'm thinking about making that machine the> folders restricted> >possible).
> >I need some help ... I am seeking a way to have certain> have to remove> >depending on which machine/user accesses it. I probably> domain admins, or> >Simple File Sharing as a start.
> >I remember a program called usrmgr.exe (user manager for> work. It allowed one to> >something like that). It ran on a Win 2000 box at> use, etc).> >setup users (groups, permissions, duration of computer> running WinXP Pro?> >
> >I'd like to do something like that at home.
> >Any suggestions on how to do that on three machines> >
> >Thanks in advance,