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Windows 7: Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home

13 Sep 2015   #31
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

Yes it looks correct except I see "F" which I think should be..

WebMain-Internet (It is the F drive) and I do need C Drive

Also The externals just need to have 1 share each

N:\Backup Ext 1
M:\Photos Ext 2

Yes the spelling should be 'Sharing'.



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C:\Users\David>net share

Share name Resource Remark

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ADMIN$ C:\Windows Remote Admin
C$ C:\ Default share
E$ E:\ Default share
F$ F:\ Default share
H$ H:\ Default share
print$ C:\Windows\system32\spool\drivers
Printer Drivers
I$ I:\ Default share
IPC$ Remote IPC
J$ J:\ Default share
K$ K:\ Default share
L$ L:\ Default share
M$ M:\ Default share
N$ N:\ Default share
Public C:\Users\David\Dropbox\Public Public Sahing
Users C:\Users
Webmain C C:\
HP OfficeJet G95
169.254.116.185 Spooled HP OfficeJet G95
USE Xerox Phaser 6250DP PS
192.168.0.20_1 Spooled old - 192.168.0.20
Xerox Mobile Express Driver
Xerox Mobile Expres... Spooled USE Xerox Mobile Express Driver
Xerox Phaser 6250DP PS
192.168.0.20 Spooled Xerox Phaser 6250 Port 20
Xerox Phaser 6250DP PS Old
192.168.0.20 Spooled Original Phaser 6250
The command completed successfully.


C:\Users\David>


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13 Sep 2015   #32
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

As I have guessed you are using a guest account to access shares. Should be no problem with everyone group but it is somehow problematic in your case. I would enable password protected sharing and use the actual admin account, that should solve the issue.

Usually the only thing that may stop a share is a firewall.
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13 Sep 2015   #33
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Tell it to the csv, Ozstar.

Edit the below csv file and post it back here. I'm not sure where the paths "N:\Backup Ext 1" and "M:\Photos Ext 2" are to go.
Code:
"ShareName", "Path", "Description"
"Public",             "C:\Users\David\Dropbox\Public", "Public Sharing"
"WebMain C",          "C:\", ""
"WebMain-Internet"    "F:\", "" 
"WebMain-Word",       "H:\", ""
"WebMain-Progs",      "I:\", ""
"WebMain-Audio",      "J:\", ""
"WebMain-Video",      "K:\", "" 
"WebMain-Graphics",   "L:\", ""
"WebMain-Photos",     "M:\", "All Photos"
"WebMain-USBEXT",     "M:\", "Seagate 2TB Ext"
"From Photos-265 Bubs XP", "N:\From Photos-265 Bubs XP", "" 
"N Photos 2TB Ext",   "N:\", "Backup Photos from Bub and also all recent photos - NOT ARCHIVE"
"WebMain Photos ext", "N:\", "Photos"
Also, Ozstar, a shared folder still exists: "WebMain C" at "C:\".
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13 Sep 2015   #34
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
I don't have access to a computer at the moment, so forgive me if I am wrong
Forgiven.

It appears that Admin Shares always display as Everyone having Full access.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
Try adding a $ at the end of drive letter in the address bar of explorer. So from another PC, open the address \\webmain-IP-address\c$
It should ask for a username/password (credentials), enter the admin account of webmain if different. If all your users are same across PCs then perhaps you won't be asked.
Windows will always prompt for credentials when accessing Admin Shares. It's similar to UAC, however you only need to enter credentials once per user session when accessing Admin Shares.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
As I have guessed you are using a guest account to access shares.
Where does exactly does Ozstar state he is using a guest account? Ozstar said in his post 1 that he is the only one using his shares. It'd be silly to use a guest account.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
Should be no problem with everyone group but it is somehow problematic in your case.
I guess I didn't make it clear, but it's definitely the NTFS permissions that are holding Ozstar back from having full access to his shares.
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13 Sep 2015   #35
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Pyprohyl, valid points.

I got guest account bit from last part of post #25 - this is the session info:
Quote:
User Computer Type # Open Files Connected Time Idle Time Guest
Guest lenovo2 Windows 6 00:03:27 00:01:55 No
Anyway, having a guest access with everyone as I said shouldn't be an issue as long as both share and NTFS permissions allow Everyone (which include the guest account).

What I wonder at the moment, is inheritance. If sometime in the past inheritance was broken, then it won't allow access to sub folders even if you give full control to drive root.

Oz, can you please right click one of the non-working shared drives and go into properties - security - advanced - see if Everyone has full control on "This folder, subfolders and files"? If files only, you will only see E and can't get in. If This folder, you will get in E but not to subfolders.

Also, maybe a good idea to actually check one of the sub folder's NTFS permissions, whether it has Everyone full control.

I hope this is making sense, somewhat lost at the moment. Since I can't make if this is the case for Oz.

Notice the differences:
Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home-01-advanced-ntfs.jpg

Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home-02-advanced-ntfs-folder-only.jpg

Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home-03-advance-ntfs-files-only.jpg


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13 Sep 2015   #36
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

Good Morning.

I have checked the Security Permissions on all drives on WebMain and none show 'everyone'.See image.

I also went to Lenovo2 and tried to connect to WebMain Cdrive and got the 'You do not have Permission to view etc'

I then went to WebMain and shared the F Internet folder with everyone permissions and tried again from Lenovo2.

I got the panel.. Windows cannot access also in the image below.

Then Shared a sub folder in Internet.. 50's Flashback with Everyone. The image below shows what Lenovo2 sees. Seems like the sub folders work okay.

oz

Pyprohly, I have to go out now but will fix the file when I get back.. maybe 2 hours.. Thnx


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14 Sep 2015   #37
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You have to edit Security settings from Webmain PC, not from another one. And do it from Computer not Network. You can't change/view settings you don't have access/permissions to.

Can you post images of the advanced security settings of C and another non-working drive please? That is; on Webmain, open Explorer - expand Computer on left pane - right click C on left pane - properties - security - advanced (screenshot). Also screenshot another non-working one.
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14 Sep 2015   #38
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

Hi,

Here are the WebMain CDrive and F Drive Advanced Permissions.

Thanks


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Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home-webmain-cdrive-permissions.jpg   Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home-webmain-fdrive-permissions.jpg  
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14 Sep 2015   #39
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I feel like I have been talking to empty corners

You can't browse a shared folder (even if it is shared to you) if you don't have NTFS (security) permissions. Since you are accessing the PC as a Guest and Everyone (which includes the Guest account) is not given any NTFS permissions to C, you can't enter it.

Did you get my Private Message the other day by the way?
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14 Sep 2015   #40
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

Hi,

No I didn't get any PM and just looked and nothing there.

Yes I understand that what you say but why has this been okay for the years I have had 7 on and now it changes?

I have always only gone into Shares and shared everyone and it worked for all boxes on the LAN to access each other. Simple.

This now, is the only box that no one can access drives,folders. I have done nothing to it just one day it stopped allowing access. Maybe an Update ?

Anyhow, please where do I go now to get it correct ?

I will do the file for Pyprohly nowthat I am back.

Thanks
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