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Setting up server folders using StableBit DrivePool

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I recently installed Windows 10 pro on my old PC/Server. 

Not sure how to establish a folder system for household access to, e.g., Videos, Software installers, Photos, etc. 

These were all present on original server running WHS 2011.

How do I re-create my folders using Windows 10 and Stablebit?

Thanks.

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Run "FSMGMT.MSC" on the system. This will bring up the File Share Manager. 

From there, you can create shared folders. 

If you want to set it up like WHS, then set the share permissions to give "Everyone" full control, and then set the NTFS (securities) to be what you want 

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Thanks - I can get into FSMGMT ok, but not sure where to create folders in the pool drive?

I have a number of damaged or failing HDDs in my array,so would like to get content off them and into pool ASAP before replacing them with new hardware.  Since I was lulled into letting WHS 2011 (and before that HP Home media server (RIP) do all the work, I'm not sure how to proceed!

 

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"wherever you want". basically. 

If you're using the same pool from WHS, then using "\ServerFolders\ShareName" works well, and keeps things very organized.

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