samba hide shares

William Attwood wattwood at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 13:00:23 MDT 2010


I believe you setup groups in saumba itself.

On Sep 13, 2010 12:53 PM, "Merrill Oveson" <moveson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>>> >
>>> >
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>>
>>
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