How to password protect a folder
- Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the folder you want to password-protect. Right-click on the folder.
- Select Properties from the menu. …
- Click the Advanced button, then select Encrypt content to secure data. …
- Double-click the folder to ensure you can access it.
You should be able to access and then delete cached credentials when you’re done.
- Navigate to the share (\serversharename)
- At the command prompt, type: “net use \serveradmin$” which will prompt for credentials.
- Type the UNC to get to your share.
- Once you’re done, type: “net use \serveradmin$ /delete”
Double-click the name of the computer from which the folder you want to open is being shared. Select a folder. Double-click the folder you want to open. Enter a username and password if prompted.
What is my password for file sharing?
The password is the same as your Windows password unless you shared a folder with a different password. If you wish to have a different password, right click on the folder or drive and go to security and sharing. Set a password on the drive or folder once sharing is on.
What is SMB username and password?
The SMB user ID is determined from the user ID the user specifies when logging on to Windows. This user ID is mapped to a z/OS® user ID, and the password is taken as the password for the z/OS user ID (when using clear passwords) or the user’s SMB password in their RACF® DCE segment (when using encrypted passwords).
You can specify it through the command line using the net command. You can also specify different credentials using the Windows Explorer GUI. From the Tools menu select Map network drive…. On the Map Network Drive dialog window there is a checkbox for “Connect using different credentials”.
How do I disable credentials from remote desktop?
Open Group Policy Editor and navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host > Security. In the right window, double-click on Always prompt for password upon connection.
How do I map a network drive with credentials?
- Right click ‘My Computer’ -> ‘Disconnect Network Drive’.
- Select your network drive, and disconnect it.
- Right click ‘My Computer’ -> ‘Map Network Drive’.
- Enter the path, and click ‘Connect using a different username and password’
- Input the appropriate username and password.
On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sharing. Select the File Sharing checkbox. To select a specific folder to share, click the Add button at the bottom of the Shared Folders list, locate the folder, select it, then click Add.
Open Computer Management and, on the left side of the window, browse “System Tools -> Shared Folders -> Shares.” The central panel from Computer Management loads the complete list of all the folders and partitions that are shared by your Windows computer or device.
To access a shared folder on Windows 10, use these steps:
- Open File Explorer.
- Right-click and paste the network path for the shared folder in the address bar and press Enter. Source: Windows Central.
- Confirm your account credentials (if applicable).
- Upload, download, or modify files as necessary.