[Samba] Network Trash Folder - how to do it?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Oct 20 15:26:16 GMT 2003

On Mon, 20 Oct 2003 bolek_chrobry at op.pl wrote:

> Hello,I saw on Apple mashines connected to AppleShare Server that they had
> something called 'Network Trash Folder'. That is if some is working on a
> server volume and deletes a file from the volume, the file appears in user's
> Trash on his Desktop (but it is really placed on the server in volume's
> special folder called 'Network Trash Folder'). So he can restore the file if
> he needs.And when the user purges his Trash, the file is permanently deleted
> from server. Is it possible to make the same thing with Samba (running on
> Linux server) and MS Windows users?

Refer to the Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf that shipped with Samba-3.0.0 and
can be obtained from:


See Chapter 20.3.4

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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