Share Files and Folders

Applies To: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

By sharing folders, authorized users on your Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials network can access the data that is in those folders. The shared folder can contain applications, documents, pictures, music, and other media files. Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials provides a central location for all of the shared folders on your network.

Manage your shared folders

This section includes topics that help you understand shared folders and provides step-by-step instructions about how to add, move, delete, and stop sharing folders on the server.

Use shared folders

This section includes topics that will help you view pictures, play videos, create slide shows or playlists, and play media files either from on premise, or from a remote location.