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Training Guide: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services by Orin Thomas

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Chapter 6. Advanced file services and storage

The basics of file servers are simple. Set up a share. Configure permissions. Share files. When you start as a systems administrator, managing file servers is rarely more complicated than performing those tasks and occasionally checking to ensure that the volume that hosts the shared folder hasn’t filled up. Windows Server 2012 offers administrators more options for managing file servers than just setting up shares and configuring permissions. You can go much further, configuring ways to block certain types of files from being written to the share, setting quotas, sharing files to third-party operating systems, and making files more accessible to clients in remote branch offices. You can also use Windows ...

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