printers share

Tim Potter Tim.Potter at
Tue May 11 02:05:02 GMT 1999

Michael D. Ivey writes:

> On Mon, May 10, 1999 at 04:22:16PM +0200, Jean Francois Micouleau wrote:
> > It's not an odd samba problem, it's a NT behaviour. The "printers" share
> > is a fake one. It's in fact a folder which contains the printer's share
> > (when using the rpc spooling system).
> Except that there is no printer, so there shouldn't be a fake share,
> right?  We have no printer on the box, and don't want people to think
> there is one.  Is there anything that can be done?

I see the fake share when browsing from one NT box to another NT box
so the answer to this is probably no because this feature is built in
to NT.  

Perhaps you can disable it with some bizzare registry hack.  I
wouldn't be surprised...


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