Recipe 8.24. Viewing Shares


Problem

You want to view the list of shares on a system.

Solution

Using a graphical user interface

  1. Open the Computer Management snap-in.

  2. In the left pane, expand System Tools Shared Folders Shared Folders.


  3. Discussion

    The Sysinternals Shareenum program is another tool that you can use for viewing shares. It lists the shared folders on all hosts in a particular domain. Depending on the number of hosts in the domain, it can take a while to complete. It is interesting to see the output and discover what types of shared folders users have created. You may even want to periodically check the security on these shared folders to ensure that users are following your documented policies for shared folder security.



Windows XP Cookbook
Windows XP Cookbook (Cookbooks)
ISBN: 0596007256
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 408

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