Msbackup.exe problem with xp

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Wed Jun 23 16:54:05 GMT 2004

The '$' is used by Windows to mark a share "hidden".  It seems, from your
description, that msbackup is checking for hidden shares and not allowing 
access to those shares.  I have no idea why it would do so.

Chris -)-----

On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 04:58:28PM +0200, Christophe_Gillard at
> Hi,
> i use Samba 3.0.3 with REdhat 7.3. I have created a share with this name :
> users$ map like a u drive.
> In this folder, i have a lot of sub-directories.
> When i try to use msbackup.exe to backup windows xp documents into this
> drive, I have this error:
> u is not accessible. access is denied
> If i delete the dollar sign, all works perfect.
> What can i do?
> Best regards;
> Christophe gillard

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