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Windows® Small Business Server 2008: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by Craig Zacker

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Working with Shares

Once you have created volumes on your server disks, they are accessible from the server console, but network users can’t access them until you create shares. The Windows SBS Console provides access to the Provision A Shared Folder Wizard, which is the same tool you can use to create shares in the Share and Storage Management Console, a tool included with Windows Server 2008. Once you have created shares, you can manage their basic properties from within the Windows SBS Console as well.

Creating a New Share

To create a new shared folder of volume with the Windows SBS Console, use the following procedure:

  1. Log on to your Windows SBS 2008 server, using an account with network Administrator privileges. The Windows SBS Console appears. ...

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