[Samba] Length of share name

Gerard Seibert gerard at seibercom.net
Tue Jul 11 14:42:11 GMT 2006

I am new at setting up Samba3. I had heard that the name share name is
supposed to be limited to 8 characters or less; i.e., [home] or [configs],
etc. Is this correct, or can the name be longer? Also, are there any
specific characters that are not allowed? I am not planning on using any,
but I was just wondering.


Gerard Seibert
gerard at seibercom.net

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little
statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul
has simply nothing to do.

     Ralph Waldo Emerson

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