[Samba] ADMIN$ share? What's this

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 19 08:07:05 GMT 2002

On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Christian Barth wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently did a update form 2.0.7 to 2.2.3a. All run smooth. When 
> doing a "smbclient -L server" I now see a ADMIN$ share. What's this, 
> what is it for?

It is an IPC share needed by ASU servers to join a Samba domain.
Assume it to be a duplicate of the IPC$ share.

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