Re: Disabling Sharing But Keeping Network Shared Drives

From: Calvin Crumrine (nospam@example.net)
Date: 04/09/03


From: Calvin Crumrine <nospam@example.net>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2003 11:55:05 -0800

My advice would be Netware but that's a big change. Good luck on doing
this without making major changes.

Lelo wrote:
> Ben,
>
> I have two goals:
>
> - to avoid shares between end-users' workstations
> - to avoid the re-installation of those shares (not easy in Win98 machines)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Lelo
>
>
> "Ben Schorr" <bens@oahuconsumer.org> wrote in message news:<v96ii1o59j9mc4@corp.supernews.com>...
>
>>I assume a big part of the issue is preventing the users from re-enabling
>>sharing after you've turned if off?
>>
>>
>>--
>>Aloha,
>>
>>-Ben-
>>http://home.hawaii.rr.com/schorr
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>>
>>
>>"Lelo" <lelosp@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>>news:33af1e70.0304071217.62efde1d@posting.google.com...
>>
>>>Heloo All,
>>>
>>>I have a challenge here in my company: in order to improve security in
>>>my workstations, I'd like to disable the local shares not allowing
>>>people do enable it again anymore, avoiding sharing between them. In
>>>other hand, I have in my domain (nt 4.0 domain) some drives shared
>>>among the different groups located in the company, separed specially
>>>in the local they work.
>>>
>>>The summary is: keep the network drives with local netbios disabled.
>>>Don't talk about AD, 'cause I know it would be solution... I want
>>>something that could be implement within the domain without big
>>>changes.
>>>
>>>Workstations: Win98, WinNT 4.0, Win 2000, Win XP.
>>>
>>>best,
>>>
>>>Lelo