Win2003 Sp1 to hide unnecessary folders and files from user's view

Discussion in 'Server Security' started by Terence, May 13, 2005.

  1. Terence

    Terence Guest

    I am using ScriptLogic Cloak on one of my Win2003 Server. I heard that
    Win2003 SP1 can perform what Cloak does to hide unnecessary folders and files
    from user's view.

    Could anyone tell how to configure the Win2003 SP1 to achieve what Cloak does?

    Thanks.
     
    Terence, May 13, 2005
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  2. Joe Richards [MVP], May 13, 2005
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  3. Terence

    Terence Guest

    Is the said feature turned on automatically once I install Win2003 SP1 on the
    server?
    If no, how to turn on this feature.

    In fact, I have been using ScriptLogic Cloak,whereas, I find that some of my
    XP workstations come across sluggish performance when trying to perform copy
    action to the Cloak installed Win2003 server. That's why I am trying to
    explore the new feature of Win2003 SP1 to try to replace the feature provided
    by Cloak.
     
    Terence, May 17, 2005
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  4. Terence

    Roger Abell Guest

    It is not turned on by default.
    MS did finally publish a KB article about this a couple/few
    weeks ago, but for life of me I cannot put a URL on it right now.
     
    Roger Abell, May 17, 2005
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  5. The ability is there and turned on, but you have to tell the server which shares
    to use that function on. The tool I provided in the link the previous post will
    let you enable this on the shares.
     
    Joe Richards [MVP], May 18, 2005
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