Script to Hide empty Samba shares?
sambul7165 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 08:03:58 MDT 2012
When a partition mounted to a shared by Samba folder is dismounted, Samba
keeps sharing that empty folder. It creates a security hazard, since files
can still be saved to that empty folder by unsuspecting users, and
overwritten next time (lost) when the original partition is auto mounted
again to the same folder. Its also confusing for most users to browse
empty shares - no normal person would understand why they are still there.
Instead they ask, why they don't have the right to browse the disk.
Is it possible to add the new Share Config option to Samba to hide a
corresponding share, once the attached partition is dismounted or USB
drive switched off? Can someone offer a suitable script for such option?
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