[Samba] Samba VFS recyclebin hide

Michael Heydon michaelh at jaswin.com.au
Wed Sep 10 01:11:13 GMT 2008

> I place a symlink in the root directory of all my shares pointing to a 
> dedicated /recycle directory which is NOT shared.
> Result is that all deleted files end up under this /recycle directory, 
> where they can be recovered by me.
Presumably you have disabled symlink following otherwise the users could 
just go into the linked directory.

Why not just set "repository = /some/path/that/isnt/shared/recycle" 
(note the absolute path), same effect, no messing with symlinks.

*Michael Heydon - IT Administrator *
michaelh at jaswin.com.au <mailto:michaelh at jaswin.com.au>

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