Veto files option not working

Matthew Halliday matthewh at
Wed Dec 22 09:54:32 GMT 1999

We're getting very close now to having our RH6.1 server as we want it.
Just a few anoying things left to iron out so we can trial it properly
prior to going live.  One of them is the "veto files" option in
smb.conf.  We want to stop users on Win95 clients from seeing (or
deleting) the dot-files in their home shares.  I've tried the above
option, I've tried "hide dot files" but nothing works.  I've upgraded
from the RH6.1 default of Samba 2.0.5a to 2.0.6 this morning in the hope
that it may cure the problem, but it hasn't.  All the documentation I
have shows I'm doing nothing wrong.  Does anyone have any bright ideas?

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