This option will come in handy in many situations. For example, if you have a leading accountant who needs to view and modify documents, and then you have two interns that only need to view the documents. In this case, you can share the same folder as “AccountingManager” and “AccountingInterns” with different permissions, network paths, and settings. In addition, the ability to add and remove share names allows you to change name of the share without having to modify the local folder in any way. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to share a folder in the network with multiple names and different permissions on Windows 10.

How to create a network share with multiple names and permissions

To share the same folder with different names and permissions on Windows 10, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, you’ll end up with one shared folder that will appear as to separate folders (// and // with different permissions. Folder sharing settings Windows 10 advanced sharing for folders Windows 10 folder permissions Windows 10 set folder share permissions Folder advanced settings applied Add multiple names to the same shared folder Create new share with the same folder but different name Windows 10 folder permissions Select users or groups This guide shares a folder with two names, but you can add more names and permissions. Also, this guide focuses on Windows 10, but you can use these instructions on Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.