Modify SMB share permissions, performance, or security

You can modify the permissions, performance, and access settings for individual SMB shares.

About this task

You can configure SMB home directory provisioning by using directory path, or expansion, variables to automatically create and redirect users to their own home directories.
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Any changes that are made to these settings only affect the settings for this share. If you must change the default SMB share values, that can be done from the Default SMB Share Settings tab.


  1. Click Protocols > Windows Sharing (SMB) > SMB Shares.
  2. From the Current Access Zone drop-down list, select the access zone that contains the share you want to modify.
  3. From the list of SMB shares, locate the share that you want to modify and then click View/Edit.
    The settings for the share display.
  4. Click Edit SMB Share.
  5. Modify the desired settings.
  6. Optional: To modify the settings for file and directory permissions, performance, or security, click Show Advanced Settings.
  7. Click Save Changes.