Thought this might be of a curious interest - worth a quick post...
I have two mappings to a share, one is mapped using the FQDN, the other mapped using just the HOSTNAME.
C:\Users\labrat>net use X: \\NASVM1-LOADBALANCER.lab.priv\testshare01
C:\Users\labrat>net use Y: \\NASVM1-LOADBALANCER\testshare01
I’ve got a few files in this share. Two of these files - a new ‘Briefcase’ and a new ‘Compressed (zipped) Folder’ exhibit an interesting behaviour.
In the share mapped using the FQDN, trying to open these files gives the:
Opening these files might be harmful to your computer
In the share mapped with the HOSTNAME, we don’t get any warning.
Image: FQDN mapped share and Windows Security warning
Image: HOSTNAME mapped share and no Windows Security warning
A fix is easy and covered in so many other forums and posts, so I’ll sign off for (April) now.