[gptalk] Re: Restrict Users From Creating Shares

  • From: "Nelson, Jamie R" <Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 10:20:34 -0500

I thought you could do this through local security policy, but I guess I
was mistaken.


The best option is to use the new, FREE GPP extensions available on
Vista SP1 RSAT or Server 2008. Under [Computer Configuration >
Preferences > Windows Settings > Network Shares], right-click and select
"New > Network Share". Change the action to "Delete" and select the
checkboxes that say "Delete all regular shares" and "Delete all hidden
non-administrative shares". That should do the trick, because even if a
user creates a share it will get removed at the next background refresh
of Group Policy. J


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From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Buonora, Craig (SABIC Innovative Plastics, consultant)
Sent: Friday, May 30, 2008 8:40 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Restrict Users From Creating Shares


I am sure this topic has come up but thought I'd fire it out here to see
if anyone has created a GPO or otherwise to restrict users from creating
shares on their PC (even if they have local admin privileges).




Craig M. Buonora


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