Bug 2594 - FEATURE REQUEST: Hiding shares from users.
FEATURE REQUEST: Hiding shares from users.
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Config Files
All Windows XP
: P3 enhancement
: none
Assigned To: Samba Bugzilla Account
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Reported: 2005-04-11 12:02 UTC by Bjarke Istrup Pedersen
Modified: 2005-04-20 06:31 UTC (History)
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Description Bjarke Istrup Pedersen 2005-04-11 12:02:14 UTC
It would be nice if samba didn't tell the clients that's not in the valid 
users list for a certain share about it.
So lets say the user john is in the valid users list for the "data" share, 
while alice isn't.

if john browses the computer, he sees the share, and can access it, if alice 
do, it doesn't exist, and if she tries to access it directly, samba acts like 
the share doesn't exist.

This would be a nice security feature.
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-04-20 06:31:04 UTC
The common way of doing is this is to use included 
files in combination with the %U variable.