Shares window

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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. Starting with System Manager 9.6, continuous availability is supported for FlexGroup volumes.

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. Starting with System Manager 9.6, continuous availability is supported for FlexGroup volumes.

    • 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.

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