[Samba] how to disable home directory to some users?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Apr 30 05:30:21 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-04-29 at 21:36, Jordi Castells wrote:
> hi all,
> I am configuring a samba server version 2.2.7-security-rollup-fix, under redhat 8.0
> I would like to configure which user have access to the home directory and which not
> the smb.conf home configuration is:
> [homes]
>    comment = Home Directories
>    browseable = no
>    writable = yes
>    valid users = +homeusr
>    create mode = 0664
>    directory mode = 0775
> where homeusr group is the group of users that have home directory access, I also delete the home directory for the users that I do not give access
> the problem is every user that connect to the samba linux box see a share with the user name (of course is not posible to access because the directory do not exists)
> I would that only users with home directory access view the share to avoid confusions

If you set a global 'broweable = no' and enable it explicitly for your
other shares, then you can stop it showing up.  Also, you can use:
'valid users = %S' to ensure you keep people out of those shares.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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