Server 2016 And 2012 R2 – Share Files And Folders (with access based enumeration) Video Tutorial

Server 2016 And 2012 R2 - Share Files And Folders (with access based enumeration) Video Tutorial

Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016 are used as file servers. This pivotal point of why a server exists is because files and folders and applications are shared. There is an easy way to do this using server manager. This video show how to setup sharing with the required permissions to ensure access based enumeration.  
Transcript (machine generated so it contains errors)
1. 00:00:00:00 / 00:00:05:30 - hello and a good day to you in this
2. 00:00:02:93 / 00:00:07:74 - video let's have a look at how to share
3. 00:00:05:30 / 00:00:11:51 - files and folders over our network in
4. 00:00:07:74 / 00:00:15:96 - this we're using Server 2016 it also
5. 00:00:11:51 / 00:00:19:10 - applies to Server 2012 as well as we're
6. 00:00:15:96 / 00:00:22:56 - using server manager okay basically what
7. 00:00:19:10 / 00:00:24:06 - we have we already have done something
8. 00:00:22:55 / 00:00:28:04 - in advance we've created the shared
9. 00:00:24:05 / 00:00:32:96 - folders okay and let's just go here so
10. 00:00:28:05 / 00:00:34:92 - it's C Drive shares data files and we've
11. 00:00:32:96 / 00:00:37:05 - created two files okay and there's a
12. 00:00:34:92 / 00:00:43:98 - reason why I called one invisible one
13. 00:00:37:04 / 00:00:45:95 - visible the visible one okay is having
14. 00:00:43:97 / 00:00:48:29 - certain permissions set up okay
15. 00:00:45:96 / 00:00:51:00 - basically systems allowed administrator
16. 00:00:48:29 / 00:00:54:47 - is allowed okay and a user called
17. 00:00:51:00 / 00:00:55:93 - windows ninja is also allowed on here
18. 00:00:54:47 / 00:00:59:48 - okay
19. 00:00:55:93 / 00:01:01:10 - the invisible folder is a little bit
20. 00:00:59:48 / 00:01:03:35 - different and I'm sure you're guessing
21. 00:01:01:10 / 00:01:06:35 - what's happening basically system an
22. 00:01:03:35 / 00:01:08:15 - administrator is there but not Windows
23. 00:01:06:35 / 00:01:11:67 - ninja okay
24. 00:01:08:15 / 00:01:17:40 - now all we need to do is basically share
25. 00:01:11:67 / 00:01:19:22 - out the top-level container for this in
26. 00:01:17:40 / 00:01:22:92 - this instance we're calling a data files
27. 00:01:19:22 / 00:01:25:82 - okay it could be anything so we go to
28. 00:01:22:92 / 00:01:27:29 - server manager how do we do that in 2016
29. 00:01:25:82 / 00:01:30:43 - it's changed a little bit
30. 00:01:27:29 / 00:01:34:35 - click there server manager opens it up
31. 00:01:30:43 / 00:01:34:97 - 2012 had it pinned over here or it would
32. 00:01:34:34 / 00:01:39:47 - be a start
33. 00:01:34:97 / 00:01:41:67 - okay okay once we get here we get to the
34. 00:01:39:47 / 00:01:45:62 - main dashboard of that go to file and
35. 00:01:41:67 / 00:01:47:46 - storage shares and then you can click
36. 00:01:45:62 / 00:01:50:69 - there if there's nothing set up
37. 00:01:47:45 / 00:01:53:15 - otherwise it's in tasks new share okay
38. 00:01:50:70 / 00:01:56:15 - we can do an SMB share quick in this
39. 00:01:53:15 / 00:02:00:35 - instance okay very simple okay because
40. 00:01:56:15 / 00:02:03:24 - we're not creating a new shared system
41. 00:02:00:34 / 00:02:07:28 - okay what basically this does it creates
42. 00:02:03:23 / 00:02:09:00 - a folder on sequel shares etc okay we've
43. 00:02:07:29 / 00:02:11:21 - already done that so we're just going to
44. 00:02:09:00 / 00:02:13:21 - give a custom part where do you want to
45. 00:02:11:21 / 00:02:15:50 - go see it was in share
46. 00:02:13:21 / 00:02:17:81 - it was called data files select folder
47. 00:02:15:50 / 00:02:21:43 - and click Next
48. 00:02:17:81 / 00:02:23:59 - ok you can rename that ok remove the
49. 00:02:21:43 / 00:02:27:75 - space for an underscore whatever you
50. 00:02:23:59 / 00:02:31:03 - know to give a description click Next an
51. 00:02:27:75 / 00:02:33:19 - able access based enumeration basically
52. 00:02:31:03 / 00:02:36:16 - this is the little thing that you need
53. 00:02:33:19 / 00:02:40:28 - to tick by ticking this what is visible
54. 00:02:36:16 / 00:02:42:69 - and what is invisible basically for
55. 00:02:40:28 / 00:02:45:19 - those users that don't have read access
56. 00:02:42:69 / 00:02:47:50 - to a file or a folder they'll not be
57. 00:02:45:19 / 00:02:50:00 - able to even see it listed in that
58. 00:02:47:50 / 00:02:51:19 - folder ok so that's the key thing we're
59. 00:02:50:00 / 00:02:54:70 - trying to do um
60. 00:02:51:19 / 00:02:56:65 - caching of share it depends on how your
61. 00:02:54:70 / 00:02:58:90 - system is if you want basically users to
62. 00:02:56:65 / 00:03:00:70 - be able to have a local copy of the work
63. 00:02:58:90 / 00:03:02:78 - for example they go offline they can
64. 00:03:00:70 / 00:03:05:71 - then work on it and when they log back
65. 00:03:02:78 / 00:03:08:30 - on it syncs up that kind of concept ok
66. 00:03:05:71 / 00:03:10:63 - encrypt data access definitely word
67. 00:03:08:30 / 00:03:13:73 - ticking um in today's environment
68. 00:03:10:63 / 00:03:15:94 - however for this simple experiment we're
69. 00:03:13:72 / 00:03:18:22 - just when Iced them and um tutorial
70. 00:03:15:94 / 00:03:23:23 - we're just gonna leave it with the first
71. 00:03:18:22 / 00:03:26:06 - one ok ok and it's giving in our three
72. 00:03:23:23 / 00:03:28:09 - basic users administrators owner windows
73. 00:03:26:06 / 00:03:32:65 - ninja which is basically the inherited
74. 00:03:28:09 / 00:03:35:35 - permissions for the hire folder which in
75. 00:03:32:65 / 00:03:37:84 - that case was shares I think it was ok
76. 00:03:35:36 / 00:03:39:86 - next ok create you could have modified
77. 00:03:37:84 / 00:03:40:21 - them over there previously that's not a
78. 00:03:39:86 / 00:03:47:03 - problem
79. 00:03:40:21 / 00:03:51:01 - create ok once that's done ok you can
80. 00:03:47:03 / 00:03:52:87 - now see it's there if you want to modify
81. 00:03:51:01 / 00:03:56:33 - the properties of it you know you can go
82. 00:03:52:87 / 00:03:58:81 - to permissions change who has access to
83. 00:03:56:33 / 00:04:01:64 - it who doesn't have access to the main
84. 00:03:58:81 / 00:04:04:43 - folder you want to change things over
85. 00:04:01:63 / 00:04:07:51 - here you can do you can go over here and
86. 00:04:04:43 / 00:04:10:58 - use management properties ok depending
87. 00:04:07:51 / 00:04:13:81 - on what you want to change over there ok
88. 00:04:10:58 / 00:04:17:06 - very simple that's happy now we'll go to
89. 00:04:13:81 / 00:04:20:44 - the client computer and have a look at
90. 00:04:17:06 / 00:04:23:75 - how it appears on their screen ok here
91. 00:04:20:44 / 00:04:26:72 - is our client computer basically we have
92. 00:04:23:75 / 00:04:29:93 - setup on our server where
93. 00:04:26:73 / 00:04:33:48 - we have the share basically network
94. 00:04:29:93 / 00:04:36:71 - discovery so basically click on network
95. 00:04:33:48 / 00:04:39:54 - automatically it finds it ok finds the
96. 00:04:36:72 / 00:04:42:99 - data files click in there as you can see
97. 00:04:39:54 / 00:04:45:75 - it's working as we wanted it to work and
98. 00:04:42:99 / 00:04:48:48 - it's basically because permissions were
99. 00:04:45:75 / 00:04:51:81 - given to one folder and permissions were
100. 00:04:48:48 / 00:04:53:50 - not given on another folder ok providing
101. 00:04:51:81 / 00:04:58:25 - you have that everything should work
102. 00:04:53:50 / 00:05:00:83 - well sometimes with caching you can have
103. 00:04:58:25 / 00:05:03:48 - folders that were previously granted but
104. 00:05:00:83 / 00:05:06:71 - then permissions remove being visible
105. 00:05:03:48 / 00:05:10:05 - for a while maybe a reboot etc and that
106. 00:05:06:72 / 00:05:14:22 - it kinda like works itself out ok
107. 00:05:10:05 / 00:05:16:79 - hopefully this has helped um thank you
108. 00:05:14:22 / 00:05:16:79 - for watching
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