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Restrict Access to server shares via Sonicwall VPN

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Dear Experts,

I have a group of users whom while in the office can access three shares on one of our files servers. There is now a call for working remotely via VPN but I only what them to be able to access one of the shares on the server. Can I block certain shares on the same server for remote users????

Sonicwall NSA3500 (Latest Firmware)

File server Server 2008 r2

Domain servers 2008r2 (2003 functional level)

Many Thanks,
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Brett DanneyIT Architect
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I highly doubt it will be possible to enforce a block on certain shares while allowing others for VPN users. Potentially (depending on what the users are doing with the files remotely) you could allow offline access on the folder you would like them to be able to update remotely. When the user connects to the domain again the changes will sync. Alternatively you could block access to the file server through the VPN, make a new file server and host the share on the new file server, then grant access through the VPN to the new file server.
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