Sharing a folder from your filespace
Creating and sharing a folder created in your filespace.
Often it can be beneficial for groups working together to share files between the different members. One way to do this is to create a folder in a user's userspace, then grant access to other members of the group.
1. Creating Folder: Open your userspace (this is the I: drive) and create a folder and name it appropriately.
2. Adding Group Members:
a. Right clicking on the new folder open the "properties" and navigate to the "security" tab.
b. To change permissions, click Edit.
c. To add group members click "Add". When the window appears enter the CAE logins of each group member (excluding the owner). Below you can allow or deny access to each member for this specific folder. When finished, apply the new settings for the folder.
3. Accessing The Folder:
a. Once granted access, users should be able to access files within the proper folder.
b. Open windows explorer and type in: \\files.cae.wisc.edu\(first letter of login)\login\folder
Note: "login" refers to the username of the person who is sharing the folder, not the person accessing the folder.