Block-FileShareAccess

Blocks access to a file share.

Syntax

Block-FileShareAccess
     -AccountName <String[]>
     [-AsJob]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-Confirm]
     [-FileServer <CimInstance>]
     -Name <String[]>
     [-PassThru]
     [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
     [-WhatIf]
     [<CommonParameters>]
Block-FileShareAccess
     -AccountName <String[]>
     [-AsJob]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-Confirm]
     -InputObject <CimInstance[]>
     [-PassThru]
     [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
     [-WhatIf]
     [<CommonParameters>]
Block-FileShareAccess
     -AccountName <String[]>
     [-AsJob]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-Confirm]
     [-PassThru]
     [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
     -UniqueId <String[]>
     [-WhatIf]
     [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Block-FileShareAccess cmdlet blocks access to the specified file share for the specified accounts by adding an access-denied access control entry (ACE) to the share's security descriptor.

Examples

Example 1: Block file share access

PS C:\>Block-FileShareAccess -Name "VMFiles" -AccountName "Contoso\Guest"
Confirm
Are you sure you want to perform this action? 
Performing operation 'Modify' on Target 'Contoso-SO,VMFiles'. 
 [Y] Yes  [A] Yes to All  [N] No  [L] No to All  [S] Suspend  [?] Help (default is "Y"): Y

Name                    ScopeName               AccountName             AccessControlType       AccessRight 
----                    ---------               -----------             -----------------       ----------- 
VMFiles                 Contoso-SO              Contoso\Guest           Deny                    Full 
VMFiles                 Contoso-SO              Contoso\Administrator   Allow                   Full 
VMFiles                 Contoso-SO              Contoso\Contoso-HV1$    Allow                   Full 
VMFiles                 Contoso-SO              Contoso\Contoso-HV2$    Allow                   Full 
VMFiles                 Contoso-SO              Contoso\Domain Admins   Allow                   Change

This command blocks the Guest account from accessing VMFiles.

Required Parameters

-AccountName

Specifies an array of account names to block.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InputObject

Specifies the input object that is used in a pipeline command.

Type:CimInstance[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies the name of the file share for which the user is being granted access. Because the share name is not a worldwide unique name, use a different parameter set to avoid confusion.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-UniqueId

Specifies an array of unique IDs.

Type:String[]
Aliases:Id
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Aliases:Session
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-FileServer

Specifies a file server on which to set permissions.

Type:CimInstance
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ThrottleLimit

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False