[Samba] "hide unreadable files" also hides readable files

Christoph Kaegi kgc at zhwin.ch
Mon Apr 18 06:02:58 GMT 2005

I didn't get a reply on this. Can anybody explain, why there's 
a difference in what samba considers a "readable file"
when users are logged on to the domain or not?

In case this is written up somewhere:
A link to relevant docs would be very helpful.

Thanks alot

On 15.04-13:45, Christoph Kaegi wrote:
> We have a Samba 3.0.11 Fileserver running on Solaris and
> joined to an Active Directory.
> I have shares, with many directories, and I want to
> hide the directories, people are not allowed to access
> anyway. So I engaged the "hide unreadable files"
> option.
> This basically works.
> The Problem arises, when the user is logged on locally
> (not authenticated to the Domain) and mounts the share
> by specifying his Username/Password.
> When he tries to look at his own files, they're hidden!
> He only sees world readable data.

Christoph Kaegi                                           kgc at zhwin.ch

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