[Samba] a "hidden" setting for a samba server

bob.reven at unix1.trinity.ox.ac.uk bob.reven at unix1.trinity.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 22 10:18:00 GMT 2002

Quoting "Konkol, Josh" <JKonkol at guidemail.com>:
> For me, when I set 'local master = no' in the global section of smb.conf the
> server disappeared from net neigh.  Give it a try and let me know.

no thats not it. i have already go the following set (this is a 
stand alone "guest" access share level security file server in a 
MS windows domain environment.

   wins support = no
   domain master = no
   local master = no
   preferred master = no
   os level = 0

anyone else have any ideas?

many thanks,


bob reven

 > > -----Original Message-----
 > > does anyone know how to hide a samba server in SMB terms?
 > > 
 > > on an NT machine the command "net config server /hidden:yes"
 > > will make the machine vanish from the network neighbourhood but
 > > i cant figure out how to do this for a samba server
 > > 
 > > many thanks
 > > 
 > > sincerely,
 > > 
 > > bob reven

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