Report alternate share paths (Windows)

Module: File System Entitlement

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

This check reports shares specified in enabled templates that can also be accessed from an alternate share. The alternate share may be a shared parent folder, or an alternate share name for the same folder.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Report alternate share paths

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: ESM Error

  • Windows 2000 (109857)

  • Windows 2003 (209857)

  • Windows 2008 (252857)

Title: Alternate share path

Description:The share reported in the name field can also be accessed through the share displayed in the information field. Nested shares may provide a less secure path to folders on the agent system.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]