Shares window

You can use the Shares window to manage your shares and to view information about the shares.

Command buttons

Create Share
Opens the Create Share dialog box, which enables you to create a share.
Create Home Directory
Opens the Create Home Directory Share dialog box, which enables you to create a new home directory share.
Edit
Opens the Edit Settings dialog box, which enables you to modify the properties of a selected share.
Stop Sharing
Stops the selected object from being shared.
Refresh
Updates the information in the window.

Shares list

The shares list displays the name and path of each share.

Share Name
Displays the name of the share.
Path
Displays the complete path name of an existing folder, qtree, or volume that is shared. Path separators can be backward slashes or forward slashes, although ONTAP displays all path separators as forward slashes.
Home Directory
Displays the name of the home directory share.
Comment
Displays additional descriptions of the share, if any..
Continuously Available Share
Displays whether the share is enabled for continuous availability.

Details area

The area below the shares list displays the share properties and the access rights for each share.

Properties
  • Name

    Displays the name of the share.

  • Oplocks status

    Specifies whether the share uses opportunistic locks (oplocks).

  • Browsable

    Specifies whether the share can be browsed by Windows clients.

  • Show Snapshot

    Specifies whether Snapshot copies can be viewed by clients.

  • Continuously Available Share

    Specifies whether the share is enabled or disabled for continuous availability.

  • Access-Based Enumeration

    Specifies whether access-based enumeration (ABE) is enabled or disabled on the share.

  • BranchCache

    Specifies whether BranchCache is enabled or disabled on the share.

  • SMB Encryption

    Specifies whether data encryption using SMB 3.0 is enabled at the storage virtual machine (SVM) level or at the share level. If SMB encryption is enabled at the SVM level, SMB encryption applies for all of the shares and the value is shown as Enabled (at the SVM level).

  • Previous Versions

    Specifies whether the previous versions can be viewed and restored from the client.

Share access control
Displays the access rights of the domain users, domain groups, local users, and local groups for the share.