Accessing unauthenticated shared folders from Windows 10

You may see an error such as, particularly when attempting to update IMS events in mXrap:

Error checking Source file:
status: You can’t access this shared folder because your organization’s security policies block unauthenticated guest access. These policies help protect your PC from unsafe or malicious devices on the network…

In this case your local computer’s Windows configuration is preventing you from accessing the shared folder on the remote computer, because the remote computer doesn’t require authentication. But we do want to be able to access the remote computer, so we need to change this setting on your local machine. For more information about this setting and how to change it, see the following blog post and the referenced Microsoft Support article:

If you do not have administrator privileges on your local computer then you may need your IT department to make this change for you.