1.    25 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    How to set different HomeGroup sharing permissions for users ?!

    Hi guys,
    I have setup a home group network at my small office between 6 PCs for the file sharing purpose and it works fine. One thing I have no idea about as how to set an access permission for specific users to let them access my shared folders while the rest to not to do ? Just two of them I wanna share my files with not the entire homegroup.

    Just to make it clearer, each PC has just a single user who’s already the administrator and all the PCs are visible in the network map. I don’t wanna share the folder over my PC as the simple sharing “Share with HomeGroup read or read/write” as it will allow all the PCs to access such folder while I just want 2 PCs to have the access.

    I went to Specific people option but none of the group members is there for sure. Then I went to advanced sharing but still can’t figure it out as much as I can’t find a clear online tutorial of how I can do it... My PC which contains the files is running Window 10 Pro and all I need to do is to share one of my folders with a specific PC “PC2 for example” and share another with another “PC3” as no else can access them as well not to let any of the two PCs to access the other’s folder.

    Hope I can get a clear walkthrough so I can get the job done. Thanks alot in advance.
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  2.    25 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2016
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    Windows 10
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    any suggestions ?!
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  3.    26 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,432
    Mac OS Sierra

    You cannot. You can only do that with standard Network Sharing. Homegroup only shares those "Libraries" that you have.

    If you want a better option, get a good NAS like the Synology DIS216+2.
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