Function Reference


Shares a server resource

#include <NetShare.au3>
_Net_Share_ShareSetInfo ( $sServer, $sShare, $sComment, $iMaxUses )


$sServer Specifies the DNS or NetBIOS name of the remote server on which the function is to execute.
If this parameter is blank, the local computer is used.
$sShare Specifies the name of the share to set information on
$sComment String that contains an optional comment about the shared resource
$iMaxUses Indicates the maximum number of connections that the resource can accommodate.
The number of connections is unlimited if this value is –1.

Return Value

Success: True.
Failure: False.


Only members of the Administrators or Power Users local group or those with Print or Server Operator group membership, can successfully execute this function.
The Print Operator can set information only about Printer shares.



See Also

Search NetShareSetInfo in MSDN Library.


#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <NetShare.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

#RequireAdmin ; needed for _Net_Share_ShareAdd()

Global $g_idMemo


Func Example()
    Local $aInfo
    Local Const $sShareName = "AutoIt Share"

    ; Create GUI
    GUICreate("NetShare", 400, 300)

    ; Create memo control
    $g_idMemo = GUICtrlCreateEdit("", 2, 2, 396, 296, $WS_VSCROLL)
    GUICtrlSetFont($g_idMemo, 9, 400, 0, "Courier New")

    ; See if the share exists
    If _Net_Share_ShareCheck(@ComputerName, $sShareName) = -1 Then
        ; Create a share on the local computer
        _Net_Share_ShareAdd(@ComputerName, $sShareName, 0, "C:\", "AutoIt Share Comment")
        If @error Then MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Information", "Share add error : " & @error)
        MemoWrite("Share added")
        MemoWrite("Share exists")

    ; Change share information
    _Net_Share_ShareSetInfo(@ComputerName, $sShareName, "New Comment", 4)

    ; Show information about the share we added
    $aInfo = _Net_Share_ShareGetInfo(@ComputerName, $sShareName)
    MemoWrite("Share name ..............: " & $aInfo[0])
    MemoWrite("Share type...............: " & _Net_Share_ResourceStr($aInfo[1]))
    MemoWrite("Comment .................: " & $aInfo[2])
    MemoWrite("Permissions .............: " & _Net_Share_PermStr($aInfo[3]))
    MemoWrite("Maximum connections .....: " & $aInfo[4])
    MemoWrite("Current connections .....: " & $aInfo[5])
    MemoWrite("Local path ..............: " & $aInfo[6])
    MemoWrite("Password ................: " & $aInfo[7])

    ; Delete the share
    _Net_Share_ShareDel(@ComputerName, $sShareName)
    If @error Then MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Information", "Share delete error : " & @error)
    MemoWrite("Share deleted")

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    Until GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
EndFunc   ;==>Example

; Write message to memo
Func MemoWrite($sMessage = "")
    GUICtrlSetData($g_idMemo, $sMessage & @CRLF, 1)
EndFunc   ;==>MemoWrite