[Samba] Files are showing up as hidden when view from windows ...

Schoep, Grant at STORM GSchoep at storm.l-3com.com
Sat Oct 12 18:05:01 GMT 2002

>It's because of the map hidden config option. You can add map hidden = no
>below. The downside is that you then cannot make any file in the homedir 
>share hidden except by making it a dotfile :-(

Ah thanks, I've set it now. Everyone here is most a UNIX user so they assume
thats the way to make them hidden.

Question, what was making them show up as hidden? The fact that they were
executable? Since some files did not show up hidden, just the executable


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