[Samba] How does Samba delete files ?

Michael Heironimus mkh01 at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 15 20:32:14 GMT 2003

On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 04:52:44PM -0300, Bruno Tobias Stella wrote:
>   I'd like to know how does Samba delete files, because I need do
> something to instead Samba removes files, it moves the deleted
> files  to another directory, like a Netware Salvage File or a
> Windows Trash Can.

A standard Samba setup just deletes the files immediately. You want to
look at the "recycle" VFS module, which does what you want. I know that
3.0 includes it, but I don't remember if it's bundled with 2.2.8 or if
you'll have to download it.

Michael Heironimus

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