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Setting Up CIFS on Windows Server 2008 R2

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I would like to know  how to set up CIFs on win 2008 server r2
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CIFS is the native file sharing protocol that Windows uses.  Just right click a folder and select the Sharing option.  You will also want to adjust your Windows firewall to allow for file sharing.  If this is to be a file server, you will want to add the File Server Role as well.
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Is going to be a file server 2008 r2 just  I shall add the  file server  role?
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Yes, you can add the file services role.  Then you can add and manage shares through the Share and Storage Management MMC.
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