Filescrn screen list

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Lists currently configured file screens. The command output displays file screen properties (including blocked file groups) on the file screen path. If used without parameters, the filescrn screen list command displays all file screens that are currently configured on the local computer.


To list file screen exceptions that are configured on the computer, use the Filescrn exception list command.


To use this command, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.


filescrn screen list [/path:<Path>] [/show-recycled] [/list-notifications] [/remote:<ComputerName>]


Parameter Description


Lists file screens configured on path Path. You can append the following wildcard characters:

  • \. — a folder specified by Path

  • \* — all immediate subfolders of Path

  • \... — all recursive subfolders of Path


Includes file screens for folders in the Recycle Bin.


Includes notification details for each file screen.


Performs the operation on the remote computer ComputerName.


  • The shortest sequence of characters that uniquely identifies a parameter can be used as an abbreviation. For example, the following two commands are equivalent:

    filescrn s l /s 
    filescrn screen list /show-recycled
  • To perform operations on a remote computer by the /remote:ComputerName parameter:

    • You must be logged on with a domain account that is a member of the Administrators group on both the local computer and the remote computer.

    • The remote computer must be running Windows Server 2008, and File Server Resource Manager must be installed.

    • The Remote File Server Resource Manager Management exception on the remote computer must be enabled. You enable this exception by using Windows Firewall in Control Panel.


  • To list all file screens configured on the local computer, type:

    filescrn screen list
  • To list file screens configured in all subfolders of D:\users, type:

    filescrn screen list /path:d:\users\...

Additional references

Command-Line Syntax Key

Filescrn screen