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Zentyal: Create File Share on a Zentyal 6.2 DC

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The process of adding file shares on a Zentyal 6.2 DC is pretty simple as the File Share module is automatically installed as part of the Domain Controller Module.

Create a file share on a Zentyal 6.2 DC:

To Create a File Share on a Zentyal 6.2 DC follow the following Steps:

To create a new share connect to the web interface of your DC (https://dc-ip:8443)

Create File Share on a Zentyal 6.2 DC
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Log in with an admin user account:

log in
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Click the File Sharing button on the left hand menu:

File share
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Click the ADD NEW button:

Add New
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Fill in the required fields as required:

Create Share
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Click ADD to create the share. The new share will now be in the list of shares.

New Share Added
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Click on the Access Control Settings button for the share.

Access settings
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Click the ADD NEW button:

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You can then chose which user or group will have access and give them the desired level of access (Read Only, Read and Write and Administrator).

Add user
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Click ADD to create the access to the folder:

Add
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Click SAVE CHANGES to save the changes.

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Click SAVE:

Save Settings
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Wait for the changes to be saved:

Wait
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Once saved you will be able to access the share from windows by searching for \\dcipordomainname and clicking enter:

Access share
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This will then open a new window showing the shares on the DC. Click on the required share and you will enter the share:

open share
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opened share
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Depending on the level of access you gave the user they will then be able to copy and create folders/ documents in the folder.

create test folder
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