Configuring Work Folders

Last Updated On : Sunday, August 12, 2018Work Folders is a Windows Server 2012 R2 feature that enables administrators to provide their users with synchronized access to their files on multiple workstations and devices while storing them on a network file server. The principle is roughly the same as Microsoft’s SkyDrive service, except that the […]

Configuring NTFS quotas

Last Updated On : Sunday, August 12, 2018Managing disk space is a constant concern for server administrators, and one way to prevent users from monopolizing storage is to implement quotas. Windows Server 2012 R2 supports two types of storage quotas. The more elaborate of the two is implemented as part of File Server Resource Manager. […]

Assigning permissions

Last Updated On : Sunday, August 12, 2018Using Windows Server 2012 R2, you can control access to a file server to provide network users the access they need while protecting other files against possible intrusion and damage, whether deliberate or not. To implement this access control, Windows Server 2012 R2 uses permissions. Permissions are privileges […]

Creating folder shares

Last Updated On : Sunday, August 12, 2018Sharing folders makes them accessible to network users. After you have configured the disks on a file server, you must create shares to enable network users to access those disks. As noted in the planning discussions  in, “Installing and configuring servers,” you should have a sharing strategy in […]