[Samba] share name size limitation?
Van Sickler, Jim
vansickj-eodc at Kaman.com
Mon Jul 22 14:37:02 GMT 2002
Keep them below 12 char's.
That's a Windows limitation, not Samba's.
Win9x clients can't see share names >12 char's.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guy Story, KC5GOI [mailto:kc5goi at kc5goi.net]
> Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 9:17 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] share name size limitation?
> Hello everyone, I was trying to rename a newlys created
> share for a customer
> site over the weekend. I was trying to give it MedTranBackup
> but that would
> only yield an error on the NT4 workstation about the network
> name not found
> and could not browse to it via network neighborhood. When I
> use MedTran
> everything was happy. I appear to have hit a limit in the
> length of the
> name. What is the max length limit on a share name? BTW, I
> did verify the
> logon scripts had the correct syntax and restarted samba
> after changing the
> Guy Story, KC5GOI
> Itel-Tigerbyte LLC
> gstory at tigerbyte.com
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