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Having a Windows Server 2008 R2 that has a share with lots of nested folders, I want to be able to only show certain folders to certain AD users/AD user groups.

Is it possible to configure the permissions on single folders, so that clients that connect with Windows XP/Windows 7 to the share on the Windows 2008 R2 server only see those folders for which they have "view" permission?

Other clients should not see the folders at all in Windows Explorer.

I was told that this seems to be a standard feature on Novell networks.

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Yes, it's called Access Based Enumeration since Server 2003 SP1; and works in 2008 (and R2) too.

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