3-3: Create, Secure, Manage, and Provision Server-Side User Data Stores

Solution overview

Type of solution

Guidance, scripts

Features and tools

NTFS folders, permissions, quotas, dirquota.exe, file screens, icacls.exe, xcacls.vbs

Solution summary

Create an efficient, secure, and managed namespace (folder hierarchy) for stores of user data and settings.


Automate and provision storage management tasks to increase consistency and security.


User data and settings (UDS) stores will be hosted, physically, on network servers as well as on the user's local disk. As you'll see in upcoming solutions, each class of data will be accessed from one primary store and most will be synchronized to the other. Deciding whether to address the user data ...

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