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 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.
NET1.exe – in Windows NT and Windows 2000 the NET1.exe command was made available as a quick fix for a Y2K issue. This Y2K issue with the NET command was corrected in Windows XP but NET1.exe is retained to maintain compatibility with older scripts that used NET1.
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Enable Admin Shares
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.