[Samba] How to hide shares for users that have no rights

ryan.suarez at sheridanc.on.ca ryan.suarez at sheridanc.on.ca
Wed Apr 14 14:32:13 GMT 2004

Hi Vempati,

The "valid users" directive only defines who can log on to the service.  Hiding
a share is set by the "browseable" directive.  Now wether you can make the
share browseable to only certain users is another question...

> My Partial Configuration File looks like this:
> #This config file contains all samba shares
> [share1]
>         path=/usr/dir1
>         comment=Nas Share dir1
>         valid users = user1, user3, user6
> [share2]
>         path=/usr/dir2
>         comment=Nas Share dir2
>         valid users = user2, user4, user6
> If I try to access using user1, now i'm seeing all shares on client machine.
> because of share2 is not having access permissions to user1, this share
> should not be visible.
> Can anybody help to solve this
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