Enable or disable File Sharing with Group Policy

Posted on 2011-05-13
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I want to prevet my users from sharing folders & files from thire systems. All this systems are connected to Domain. i want to do this from group policy (My task is to remove the "sharing" tab from folder properties window). Pl suggest on how to do this

My AD is on Windows 2003

Question by:shetty_sudhir21
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    I think the best way is to make them as user and disable the sharing in that profile
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    by:Miguel Angel Perez Muñoz

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    Hi Drashiel:... link u suggested applies only to windows 2008
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    Sorry, for win 2003 no gpo are avaiable, but you can make an script to rename this registry key: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{F81E9010-6EA4-11CE-A7FF-00AA003CA9F6}]
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    If the Server service is stopped (Disabled via GPO), this should also stop them if not mistaken.....

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    This can be done from GPO local settings by edditing reg

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