"hide dot files" does not seem to work in Samba 3.0.14a

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Apr 16 10:09:55 GMT 2005

On Sat, 2005-04-16 at 18:02 +0800, Wong Onn Chee wrote:
> Hi,
> The parameter, "hide dot files", in smb.conf of the latest version of 
> Samba 3.0.14a does not work when using smbclient to access.
> Please advise.

Hidden files in windows are still visible in all the protocols, just
marked as 'hidden' for the purpose of the user interface.

If you want a file to be never seen from a client, look into the veto

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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