deleted share still seen

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Jul 13 13:22:50 GMT 2000

> Mariann Matay wrote:
> I created a share on my SuSE 6.4  box and accessed it 
> from a Win2000 machine. Than I deleted this share 
> entirely, and expected that I wouldn't be able to see 
> it anymore from the win2000 box (after refreshing the 
> view in windows explorer) but the opposite happened.
> What could be the explanation and the solution for this?

The smbd process associated with your connection to the 
Win2k box has not reread smb.conf yet.  Delete all 
connections to the server, edit smb.conf, then reconnect 
and you will see that the share is gone.

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