NET.exe

The NET Command is used to manage network resources as follows:

NET ACCOUNTS, USER, GROUP, LOCALGROUP - Logins & Security

NET COMPUTER, CONFIG_ - Network configuration (Workstation/Server)

NET FILE, SESSIONS - Manage open files and user sessions

NET HELP, HELPMSG - Help

NET NAME, SEND - Network Messaging

NET PRINT - Manage Network Print jobs

NET TIME - Manage Network Time

NET START, STOP, PAUSE, CONTINUE - Manage Services

File and printer sharing:

NET SHARE - Create file and printer shares

NET USE - Connect to a file/print Share (Drive Map)

NET VIEW - View file and printer shares

When using a NET command in a batch file, you can use the /Y or /N switch to unconditionally answer Yes or No to questions returned by the Net command.

“The white man knows how to make everything but he does not know how to distribute it” ~ Sitting Bull

Related:

MODE - Configure a system device.
NETDOM - Domain Manager.
OPENFILES - Query or display open files.
PRNMNGR - Add, delete, list printers and printer connections.
SC - Service Control
Q149427 - Change Password from the CMD prompt
Equivalent bash commands (Linux): groups - group names a user is in, users - login names of users currently logged in


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