An administrative snap-in for Microsoft Windows 2000 that lets you monitor and manage access to resources on the network. Shared Folders can be installed in a new console or accessed from the System Tools node in the Computer Management administrative tool.
The function of Shared Folders is similar to that of the Server Manager administrative tool in Microsoft Windows NT. You can use Shared Folders to perform the following actions on either the local or the remote servers on the network:
Graphic S-11. Shared Folders.
To use Shared Folders to manage all computers in a given domain, you must be a member of the Administrators or Server Operators group for that domain. If you want to manage only a specific member server, you must be a member of the Administrators or Power Users group for that member server.
Monitoring access to network resources with the Shared Folders administrative snap-in can help you do the following:
There are several reasons why you might want to disconnect users from resources on the network: