I have to setup Windows file sharing for a few computers in an office setting. The server (Vista Business) has one user (admin) and it shares one folder publicly. I'd like to create a folder that only one specific user account on another computer within the same workgroup can access.
Do I have to recreate that user account on the server with the same password too? This sounds like a hacky solution. It sounds like creating a domain would solve all of these user account synchronization issues, but then the other computers need to sometimes be able to work while the server is shut down. Is recreating user accounts on the server the standard, proper solution?