samba hide shares

William Attwood wattwood at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 11:54:33 MDT 2010


Try the hide unreadable option under the [group] flag.  Check the samba docs
for more info.

-Will

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Merrill Oveson <moveson at gmail.com> wrote:

> yeah, they can't get in - that is if they click on it, they're
> prompted for user name and password.
>
> I believe the first rule of security is "Don't show the thief where
> the doors are."
>
> So I'd prefer if the share didn't even show up.
>
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:42 AM, William Attwood <wattwood at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Sabma shares work in that they aren't hidden from view, only secured by
> > access rules.   Can you confirm that even though your user3 can see it,
> > user3 cannot view it?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Will
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Merrill Oveson <moveson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Plug:
> >>
> >> It seems simple enough, but I can't find a good solution.
> >>
> >> Suppose I have a samba server call it "samba"
> >>
> >> And I have a share call it "admin"
> >>
> >> Now I have three users, user1, user2, user3.
> >>
> >> In smb.conf I've got: valid users = user1, user2
> >>
> >> Now I want user3 to not even see the share admin, when he type \\samba
> >> in windows - because he's not a valid user.
> >>
> >> I've tried everything, from the $ to the browseable = no, etc.
> >> It seems either everybody sees it or nobody sees it.
> >>
> >> Is there a simple solution?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >>
> >> Merrill
> >>
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> >
> >
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