Enable SMB file filtering

You can enable or disable SMB file filtering for a share.

Procedure

  1. Click Protocols > Windows Sharing (SMB) > Default Share Settings.
  2. Select Enable file filters.
    The file extensions settings are displayed.
  3. From the File Extensions list, select one of the following:
    • Deny writes for list of file extensions. The file types that you specify cannot be written to the share.
    • Allow writes for list of file extensions. The file types that you specify are the only file types that are allowed to be written to the share.
  4. Click Add file extensions.
  5. Type a file type, such as .wav or .mpg, in the File Extensions field.
  6. Optional: To specify more file types, click Add another file extension.
  7. Click Add Extensions to save the changes.
  8. To remove a file type from the list of extensions, select the check box that corresponds to the extension, then click Delete.