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stevem at kwantlen.bc.ca
Thu May 13 15:41:46 GMT 1999
> > 1) Has anyone got it working with Windows 2000? If so what is the edit
> > for the registry?
> Wouldn't touch it with the proverbial 10 foot pole. I take it the
> appropriate reg keys are different than win98?
Well, it's more akin to WinNT than 95/98. And I couldn't get the NT reg
edits to work.
> > 2) Why, when you create a 'valid user' list does the ability to browse
> > the shares via NetHood.
> If I get your meaning, that's the way it's supposed to work. A
> valid user list will make it so only those users can "see" the
> designated share(s) when browsing. However, any user can find the
> share if they know the name. Setting browsable=no will make that
> share "invisible" to all users (ie, it won't show in the browse
> list), but they can still attach if they know the share name.
> Using a write list on a share will let all users "see" the share,
> but only those designated will have write access.
Actually, I mean that no one can view the shares. Even the people in the
in the valid user list.
> > 3) Is there away to seperate the directory shares from the printer shares
> > so that they don't end up all bungled together? Would this require
> > running two samba servers on the unix box. One for directories and one
> > for the printers? or is there an easier/better way?
> The only way I can think of is to use a naming convention that puts
> the printer shares at the end (shares are typically shown in sorted
> alphabetical order). Does that help?
The problem with this is we have a scheme already (a stupid one though)
and there are 50+ printers on the network. So I can't do that.
Thanks for your info!
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