2-8: Script the Creation of an SMB Share

Solution overview

Type of solution

Script

Features and tools

VBScript, PSExec, net share

Solution summary

Customize and use the Share_Create.vbs script to script the creation of an SMB share, including all of its properties.

Benefits

Increased manageability of shared folder security

Introduction

Because the Shared Folder user interfaces apply default share permissions and caching settings that are not desirable in most situations, I recommend creating a script that can be used to deploy shared folders based on your specifications.

Using Share_Create.vbs

The Share_Create.vbs script, in the Scripts folder of the companion media, creates a share and assigns the Everyone::Allow::Full Control permission. The usage of the ...

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