We use windows server 2003 and I wanting to know how I can limit users access to certain folders. I have a directory that I want user to be able to read the documents if I provide them with a direct shortcut, but I do not want to allow them to review all the folder content only read the files I provide with a direct link to.?
You will have to set the permissions on the files to be what you want them to be.
I would set them up as follows:
Let me clarify... this not what I would do probably... but this is how I would do it if I needed to do what you have asked to do.