[Samba] Windows XP login

Norberto Bensa nbensa at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 15:44:42 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 12:17 PM, David
Christensen<David.Christensen at viveli.com> wrote:
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> Norberto Bensa wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 9:59 PM, John Drescher<drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> This desktop.ini file is a hidden file that windows places in all
>>>>> folders of your system to store the preferences of your explorer view.
>>>>> The problem here is samba is making this hidden file in the startup
>>>>> folder of the start menu visible instead of default hidden.
>>>>> John
>>>> Thanks for info, what do I need to modify or configure in order for this
>>>> file to remain hidden on all clients?
>>> I have not solved that myself.
>>> look at the documentation for hidden file mapping and veto files
>> I have. Using the user_xattr mount option and (IIRC) "store dos
>> attributes". Here is an excerpt from my smb.conf
>>         profile acls = Yes
>>         hide unreadable = Yes
>>         map acl inherit = Yes
>>         store dos attributes = Yes
>>         map archive = No
>>         map read only = No
>> HTH,
>> Norberto
> Norberto,
> Were these attributes added to the [profile] share or are they global?

In my smb.conf they are in [global].


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