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Enabling or disabling access-based enumeration

You can enable or disable access-based enumeration (ABE) to allow or prevent users from seeing shared resources that they do not have permission to access.

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By default, ABE is disabled.


  1. Perform one of the following actions.
    If you want to... Enter the command...
    Enable ABE cifs shares -change sharename -accessbasedenum
    Disable ABE cifs shares -change sharename -noaccessbasedenum
    You can also enable ABE when you create a share by specifying the -accessbasedenum option.