[Samba] Hide share with a twist

Herb Lewis hlewis at panasas.com
Wed Oct 7 13:45:41 MDT 2009

look in man smb.conf for the %L variable. and then read up on
include files

Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
>    I'm setting up a single SAMBA server that will have different 
> netbioses names:
>    netbios aliases SAMBASRV BACKUPSRV
>    Then I have two shares defined, [assets] and [digital], different 
> path on both.
>    Now, when I connect to \\SAMBASRV from my windows machine, I see both 
> the 'assets' and 'digital' shares available.  Same if I connect to 
> \\BACKUPSRV.  Is there a way to hide a share based on what netbios name 
> the user connected with?  For example, if a user connects with 
> \\SAMBASRV I only want them to be able to see the 'assets' share, and if 
> one connects with the \\BACKUPSRV name, they should only see the 
> 'digital' share.  All users connect as guests, no passwords involved or 
> anything like that.  It's all shared.
>    -- A

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