How to Share a Folder from GUI, Command and Sever Manager

Steps to Share a Folder in Windows Server 2012 R2

Before we start with the steps of Sharing a folder, let’s understand the scenarios in which Share folder is required. Share folder is required to share the folders and files with the domain users. If you have some files and folders on your Computer and you want to share them with  your colleagues then you can Share a folder and your colleagues can access the share.

There are three ways to share a folder from GUI, Command prompt and from server manager.

How to Share a Folder from GUI

1. To share any existing folder,  right-click on the folder which you want to share. Here, we have a folder named as Sales. Right click on the folder then click on properties to open folder properties.

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