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As of the time of this writing, the only way to really know this for sure is to watch the network connection as it's being negotiated through Wireshark or Network Monitor. Right now, nothing exposes this data through an API, WMI class, etc. The Get-SMBConnection Powershell cmdlet will get you this information in the future, but not today. The cmdlet is ...


What you probably ought to do is to enable Access Based Enumeration on the share. Using ABE will allow users to see and work with only the folders that they have permissions to. I don't see why they would need to see any other users folders at all.


You should really look at Microsoft DFS to do what you're talking about. It provides a way to abstract the physical location of data by bringing everything together in one place. So, for example you would have: 2 cluster nodes (FSCL1, FSCL2) 2 clustered file services (FS1, FS2), running on the above nodes 2 domain-based DFS namespaces (HOMES, SHARES), ...


Why are you using deny ACEs? You should be doing something like this: Root of the share (Authenticated Users - Read - This Folder Only) | | ----Subfolder1 (Subfolder1 Users - Read/Write - This folder and Subfolders) | | ----Subfolder2 (Subfolder2 Users - Read/Write - This folder and Subfolders) And so on. You should not be using deny ACEs regularly. In ...


So I used this article in my search. I set everything up and still had issues. After spending several days looking into the problem and excluding everything 'Microsoft' I guessed it was Network related. Turns out our WAN Accelerator was the issue. I had our Networking guys turn off acceleration for our Domain Controllers and everything got better.

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