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I am looking with great interest at the firewall feature in DB 3.1. Does this work with network shares as well? I have all my important files stored on a server. The files are copied and deleted there with Windows Explorer, so only this executable should have write access while for all others read/list access should suffice. If someone could enlighten me as to whether my plans for using the firewall with windows (samba) network shares works that would be great. 

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Thanks ruralcricket. I am already protecting the network share access by user ID. My own user ID is the only one in the household that has write access to these shares. I am worried about something getting into my machine and malware encrypting across the network.

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I guess that's what  backups are for. My backup pool is read only to the world and I user RDP to get to it and then run a file sync that pulls data to it rather than pushing.

For backups of the family laptops I'm using Veeam. The config has it's own path and a separate userid/password that has write access (different from the local user).

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My Window Server is the backbone in our house handling backups, serving movies, and providing file shares.  The important stuff is backed up from the server to Crashplan but only a fraction of data is backed up off-site, 40+ TB is just too much to duplicate. DB provides duplication in case of failing drives and this mode of operation has served me well for more than a decade (initially with Microsoft Drive Extender). There is clearly a trade between convenience and data safety. I am aware of the risk but find it acceptable given restrictions in user permissions and filtering at the firewall. I would have implemented an extra layer of security suing the firewall but understand that this works only locally. No big deal.

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