Veto files option not working

Steve Litt slitt at
Wed Dec 22 12:32:39 GMT 1999

Another way to skin that cat is to have Samba home dir access go to a

valid users=%U
root preexec=mkdir /home/%U/samba

You can test for existance before of the ./samba dir before making it.

Steve Litt

At 08:53 PM 12/22/1999 +1100, Matthew Halliday wrote:
>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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