Tip: Make It Easier for Users to Find Shared Resources

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If you’re creating a share for general use and general access, you should publish the shared resource in Active Directory. Publishing the resource in Active Directory makes finding the share easier for users.

To publish a share in Active Directory, right-click the share in Computer Management, and then click Properties. On the Publish tab, select the Publish This Share In Active Directory check box, add an optional description and owner information, and then click OK.

From the Microsoft Press book Windows Server 2008 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant, Second Edition by William R. Stanek.

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