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Old 13-04-2008
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Re: File sharing in Windows 2008

I have the version of hyper-v that downloads with the RTM trial of Windows
Server2008 Enterprise 64 bit.

"MarcusB" <bafi@linux.nu> wrote in message
> Did you uppdated to Hyper-V RC? I does.
> MarcusB
> dan wrote:
>> "MarcusB" <bafi@linux.nu> wrote in message
>> news:%23U1gIdKnIHA.1768@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>>> It was like that simple before connecting the server to the domain.
>>> After I connected to the domain firewalls rules stoped access to all
>>> shares on our Windows 2008 server.
>>> I did not use Group Policies at our domain att all before, therefore I
>>> was very surprised that Microsoft complicated everything in Windows
>>> 2008.
>>> I just tested now to run GPMC.msc on our domain controller and checked
>>> that rules for firewall was never activated, I changed and enabled this
>>> rules and after forcing policies, share become usable again. Really
>>> shame Microsoft. I spent two days fighting with such small problem.
>>> Thanks you all for help
>>> MarcusB
>>> dan wrote:
>>>> "MarcusB" <bafi@linux.nu> wrote in message
>>>> news:OQzDmEHnIHA.1208@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
>>>>> I am realy confused now. You writing about LDAP but it is not whole
>>>>> domain security problem because we can share files from all other
>>>>> machines running windows 2003, Xp etc.
>>>>> Do I need download GPMC.MSC like we done in Windows 2003?
>>>>> Can the problem be caused that I am running Hyper-V on that machine?
>>>>> Why microsoft done everything so complicated. I thing that if I want
>>>>> to share file its mean that Windows should open firewall
>>>>> automatically. It is not in my case.
>>>>> I will try more tonight, I closed myself now by reseting Firewall
>>>>> rule, and I can not access my server from home by remote desktop.
>>>>> But maybe there is the way to remote open firewall for remote desktop.
>>>>> MarcusB
>>>>> Jabez Gan [MVP] wrote:
>>>>>> Hey Marcus,
>>>>>> Please try the following:
>>>>>> 1. Open GPMC.MSc
>>>>>> 2. Navigate to Default Domain Policy (Or create a new poliicy)
>>>>>> 3. Under the Action, select Edit.
>>>>>> 4. Group Policy Editor will open. Navigate to Windows Firewall with
>>>>>> Advanced Security - LDAP://<DN>
>>>>>> 5. Click Inbound Rules
>>>>>> 6. Create a New Rule which allows the File and Sharing.
>>>>>> Sorry for the earlier confusion - we can't modify a domain profile's
>>>>>> policies through WF.msc.
>>>> For what it's worth Marcus, I have windows 2008 server running with
>>>> hyper - v and I have no problems connecting to a share in the way you
>>>> mention in your post. I did not have to do any of the complicated
>>>> things that have been mentioned in this thread- just set up file
>>>> services role, and make sure appropriate permissions are set on the
>>>> share- something else must be going on.

>> Interesting. My windows 2008 server is also joined to a domain, and
>> again, I did not encounter these issues for some reason. I have not
>> touched firewall settings or group policy since I set up my 2008 server.

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