I have one external TeraStation which is used to backup things on my network.  It is setup on the Domain and managed by Active Directory.  How can I prevent users registered on our domain from accessing this external TeraServer on the network?

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Goto the Terastation instance in AD users n computers, It should be in domain controllers class.

Right click goto properties- security

There you can manage users who can read/write/none permission to the terastation.

This should work.
Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

> There you can manage users who can read/write/none permission to the terastation.

That controls read/write permission to the account object in Active Directory. It has no effect on TeraServer as a network device.

Does the TeraServer have any local firewall capabilities?

What kind of access are you trying to prevent?

jrpellegrinAuthor Commented:

  Our TeraServer does not have any local firewall capabilities.  This TeraServer was once used as Network Storage Device but now it holds our backup data so I do not want any/everyone to have access to this informatioin.  The only people I would like to have access is our Domain Administrators.

  I went to the location referenced above and the only group listed under our TeraServer Properties/Member of is "Domain Computers".  I added the "Administrators Group" to this list and tried to remove the "Domain Computers Group" but when I tried this, I receive an error message stating that In order to remove the "Domain Computers Group" I would first need to set the "Administrators Group" as the Primary Group, which is greyed out and not an option for me to do.

  I know this should not be rocket science here but for the life of me, I am not able to figure this one


Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

It almost is rocket science you know...

Nothing you do in AD will secure this system.

You either need to look at your network, or on the TeraServer for a way to secure it... options are pretty limited really:

1. Firewall it
2. Isolate it (as in don't put it on your production LAN)
3. Do "something" on the TeraServer that will prevent access


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