How to disable Server name sharing in 2008 server.


  • I have setup a DFS network in my domain. all user are accewssing the DFS using \\domainname\DFS namespace .but all use can access the single fileserer using \\Hostname of server.

    how to retrict user ,to don't directly access the file server.

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012 6:44 AM


  • Hi,

    We could not hide it specifically we are still sharing the folders.

    A workaround is to add a $ to folder name to hide these shared folders --- However users could still access them if they know the folder name.

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    Friday, July 13, 2012 7:02 AM