[Samba] how to "hide" the desktop.ini file on roaming profiles?
"Raúl D. Pittí Palma"
rdpitti at globaltecsa.com
Mon Apr 18 07:03:51 GMT 2005
i think it is not a wise idea..
take alook at the option hide files (S), in
vetoing the desktop.ini file can cause Guido to loose some configuration..
please correct me if i am wrong, and forgive my rude english, as it is
not my first language.
Steve Jr Ramage wrote:
> Guido Lorenzutti wrote:
>> Hi people, im new on the list.
>> I have a samba 3.0.10 working as a PDC with roaming profiles for
>> win2003 clients.
>> The problem is that the windows 2003 uses a lot of desktop.ini "hiden
>> files" that when i save this on my roaming profile and i log back in
>> for the second time i lost this "hiden bit" on the desktop.ini files
>> and i see them everywhere. Even on the "startup" menu and it launches
>> a notepad to see the desktop.ini!
>> Any ideas how to fix this?
> It might cause a bit of overhead but try adding
> veto files = desktop.ini
> Here is the man page info
> veto files (S)
> This is a list of files and directories that are neither
> nor accessible. Each entry in the list must be separated
> by a
> '/', which allows spaces to be included in the entry.
> '*' and
> '?' can be used to specify multiple files or directories
> as in
> DOS wildcards.
> Each entry must be a unix path, not a DOS path and
> must not
> include the unix directory separator '/'.
> Note that the case sensitive option is applicable in
> One feature of the veto files parameter that it is
> important to
> be aware of is Samba's behaviour when trying to delete a
> tory. If a directory that is to be deleted contains
> nothing but
> veto files this deletion will fail unless you also
> set the
> delete veto files parameter toyes.
> Setting this parameter will affect the performance of
> Samba, as
> it will be forced to check all files and directories for a
> as they are scanned.
> Default: veto files = # No files or directories are vetoed.
> Example: veto files = ; Veto any files containing the word
> rity, ; any ending in .tmp, and any directory containing
> the ;
> word root. veto files = /*Security*/*.tmp/*root*/ ;
> Veto the
> Apple specific files that a NetAtalk server ; creates.
> files = /.AppleDouble/.bin/.AppleDesktop/Network Trash Folder/
Raúl D. Pittí Palma
Global Engineering and Technologies
Republic of Panama
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