Access Control User Interface

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The access control user interface is a series of dialog boxes that allows you to alter NTFS permissions, manage the ownership of objects and specify the auditing scope on an object. You can find this feature by clicking the Security tab on the Properties page of an object that allows you to set NTFS permissions.

Access control is the process of authorizing users, groups, and computers to access objects for which you can set permissions on the computer or network. This section contains the following topics: