Designing a Resource Authorization Strategy

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Authenticated users need access to shared resources such as file shares and printers. An authorization strategy based on security groups enables you to effectively manage users’ access to these resources. To create a resource authorization strategy, you need to decide what types of security groups to use and plan how to manage and maintain these groups.

In This Chapter

Overview of Designing a Resource Authorization Strategy

Establishing a Resource Authorization Method

Defining Policies for Security Group Management

Delegating Security Group Maintenance

Additional Resources for Resource Authorization Strategy