File and printer group policy


P

Phill

Does anyone know a way of switching on "file and printer sharing for
Micosoft networks" for XP workstations in a 2000 AD using GPO?

50 % of the workstations do not have F&P sharing on and so are not browsable
in network neighbour hood.
Applications use network neighbourhood ie Landesk and Sophos enterprise
manager.
 
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Buz [MSFT]

Hello Phill,

Here is the registry key you can push out via policy or logon script.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver

If you want to enable File and Print Sharing set the Start value to 2 (for
Automatic) and reboot.


Buz Brodin
MCSE NT4 / Win2K
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