File Screening Management
Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2
On the File Screening Management node of the File Server Resource Manager MMC snap-in, you can perform the following tasks:
Create file screens to control the types of files that users can save and to send notifications when users attempt to save blocked files.
Define file screening templates that can be easily applied to new volumes or folders and that can be used across an organization.
Create file screening exceptions that extend the flexibility of the file screening rules.
You could ensure that no music files are stored on personal folders on a server, yet you could allow storage of specific types of media files that support legal rights management or comply with company policies. In the same scenario, you may want to give a vice president in the company special privileges to store any type of files in his personal folder.
A screening process could be implemented to notify you by e-mail when an executable file is stored on a shared folder, with information including the user that stored the file and the exact location of the file, so that the appropriate precautionary steps can be taken.
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To set e-mail notifications and certain reporting capabilities, you must first configure the general File Server Resource Manager options.