Grant-FileShareAccess

Grants access to a file share.

Syntax

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

Description

The Grant-FileShareAccess cmdlet grants access to a file share for the specified accounts by adding an Allow access control entry (ACE) to the share's security descriptor.

Examples

Example 1: Grant full access to a user

PS C:\>Grant-FileShare -Name "SalesFiles" -AccessRight "Full" -AccountName "Contoso\Jack"

This command grants Jack full access to the SalesFiles file share.

Required Parameters

-AccessRight

Specifies the access rights for the accounts. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • Full
  • Modify
  • Read
  • Custom
Type:AccessRight
Parameter Sets:Full, Modify, Read, Custom
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-AccountName

Specifies an array of account names. This cmdlet grants file share access to the account names that you specify.

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 an array of file share names. This cmdlet grants access to the file share names you specify. Because the file share name is not a worldwide unique name, you can 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 of file shares.

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.

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