Active directory file search

Hi There I was wondering if any body could tell me if i can share and search for files on a network using Active directory
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andrewh123Asked:
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elbereth21Commented:
Hi andrewh123,
unfortunately no: Active Directory search is meant only to, and capable of, searching for active directory objects, like computers, users, groups, shares , and printers.
Hope it helps, Elbereth

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Sam PanwarSr. Server AdministratorCommented:
Hi,


There is no option in active directory to search network file
But you can use the window search option for search file
Start > search> enter
File and folder name in search file name
Look in tab> Browse > My network place > select computer
Than search.

You can also use the following free software.
http://www.filesearch.biz/

andrewh123Author Commented:
Hi there elbereth21
Thanks for this - I've been looking for ages at how to do it!  Never mind, at least I know its not something I'm doing -
cheers for thefast response.
Andrew

elbereth21Commented:
You're welcome. :)
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