Group Policy includes the Network Shares preference extension. For computers, this extension allows you to:
Create a share and configure its properties.
Modify the folder path for a share by replacing the share.
Delete ("un-share") or modify the user limit, Access-Based Enumeration, and comment for:
All shares except hidden shares.
All hidden shares except administrative drive-letter shares.
All administrative drive-letter shares.
- A share.
You can create and configure Network Share preference items for any domain-based Group Policy object (GPO). You configure the settings by editing a GPO using the Group Policy Management Console. When editing a GPO, you can find this preference extension at the following location:
└ Windows Settings
└ Network Shares
For information about how to use this extension to create and configure a preference item, see the following topics: