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Automatically Sharing users C:\ - logon script?

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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
SERVER: Windows 2003 SBS
USERS: Windows XP Pro

How do I automatically share each users C:\ on the network for 'Domain Admin' user access only.

I don't know whether it's related to the Group Policy or not some sort of VB script added to the logon script. I can't seem to find any documentation on it.

Your help is much appreciated.
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Windows already does that for you: administrative shares (<Driveletter>$, Admin$) will automatically be created, and are, as the name indicates, only accessible for administrators.
In other words: you should be able to access the clients through \\client\c$ etc.; admin$ will be the shared Windows folder (so admin$ will take you to C:\WinNT on a default Windows 2000 install, and to C:\Windows on XP).

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when you join a pc to a domain, it should turn off simple file sharing which will make c drive shared as c$ automatically

\\machinename\c$

this admin share is accessible to domain adminsistrators and local admins of the machine.
Bassam AlmasriIT Infrastructure Specialist
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C drive is by default shared as C$  but it's shared for all members in the local administrators group on the client So I don't think that yo can only  be shared for only domain admins without granting permission for any other admins

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how about awarding some points
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