[Samba] .exe files

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Feb 3 06:47:10 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 17:01, Kirk R.Wythers wrote:
> I have a user on a IP authenticated connection who wants to backup his 
> local disk onto his own user space. His backup contains .exe files 
> (which I initially set up to be denied with " veto files = 
> /*.exe/*.dll/*.pif/*.com/*.vbs/*.{*}/*passwd*/" is smb.conf.
> How bad an idea is it to allow .exe files to be written?
where did you get the idea that it would bad for any of these files to
exist on a samba server?

These files are normal Windows type files - probably not a good idea to
have them pass through a mail gateway but otherwise, it cramps the
usability of a windows share.


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