[Samba] smb.conf(5) format meaning question

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 01:49:38 MDT 2009

2009/9/17 Linda Walsh <samba at tlinx.org>:
> In the smb.conf manpage, there is a notation used, (G) or (S) for global or share.
> Does (S) mean it can only be used in a Share section (i.e. - will be ignored
> in the global section), or is that they *can* be applied at the share level,
> and, possibly set a default in the 'G'lobal section?

S means it can be used in a share definition and also in the Global section:

> I've sorta got it in my head that most (S) switch that could make sense globally,
> could be used/set in the global section as a 'default' for all shares, but
> I don't find that documented in the manpage, so I'm questioning...??

It's in the PARAMETERS section.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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