samba hide shares

Merrill Oveson moveson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 12:53:12 MDT 2010


So, I can't do this unless I create a linux group?

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:54 AM, William Attwood <wattwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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