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NAS permissions

NAS expert Randy Kerns offers advice to a reader who asked: "How are permissions controlled on NAS?"

How are permissions controlled on network attached storage (NAS)?
Permissions are generally handled with access control lists (ACLs) like a Unix system. The userid and groupid must be entered with the permission controls. If the NAS device is compatible with Windows Active Directory, then the AD can be used to control access.

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