[jcifs] Davenport questions

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu Sep 30 18:06:36 GMT 2004

On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 10:52:40AM -0700, Kevin Chan wrote:
> Thanks for the prompt response.
> Sorry about not specifying the samba client, I meant viewing samba via 
> mapped drives on PC and via native smb connection via Mac OS X. Should have 
> been more clear. Anyways, for these methods, the share "Administrative" 
> shows up, in Davenport, this share does not appear. After changing the name 
> to "Admin", this share does indeed shows up in both places. So I am 
> guessing Davenport is using some older function calls and thus, not 
> returning any share names that are greater than 12 characters long.

Yes.  A framework for the newer calls (Microsoft RPC calls) is being 

> The IPC$ and Admin$ shares on Davenport do appear with a different shading 
> by default, so hopefully, hiding them is possible. Unfortunately, there is 
> not much documentation on Davenport so I am not sure one way or the other.

Again, we'll have to wait for Mike or Eric to answer.  They know the 

Chris -)-----

> >> My second question has to do with IPC$ and Admin$ shares showing up via
> >> Davenport. Is there a way to hide these shares?
> >
> >The trailing dollar sign marks them as "hidden" but it's up to the client
> >to decide whether or not to hide them.  Eric or Mike would have to answer
> >you here (there may be a parameter you can pass to the jCIFS
> >underpinnings).
> Kevin Chan
> Systems Administrator
> Educational Technology Services
> University of California, Berkeley

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