[Samba] Default Hidden Disk Shares

Atkinson, Robert RATKINSON at tbs-ltd.co.uk
Fri Jul 2 02:49:49 MDT 2010

OK, thanks Steve- one can only try J




From: Steve Tempest [mailto:Steve.Tempest at gts.apn.com.au] 
Sent: 02 July 2010 09:39
To: Atkinson, Robert; jra at samba.org
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Default Hidden Disk Shares


Have a look at expandrive and use ssh... Exposing the root dir via samba
isn't a feature the community would support

----- Original Message -----
From: samba-bounces at lists.samba.org <samba-bounces at lists.samba.org>
To: Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Fri Jul 02 18:05:52 2010
Subject: Re: [Samba] Default Hidden Disk Shares

Interesting to see you say it's dangerous. The way the Windows version works
is that you have to be part of the Administrator group to be able to see
them, which I would have thought secure enough?

Who would I contact to request this as a feature enhancement?

Thanks, Rob.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org]
Sent: 01 July 2010 19:31
To: Atkinson, Robert
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Default Hidden Disk Shares

On Thu, Jul 01, 2010 at 02:01:22PM +0100, Atkinson, Robert wrote:
> Windows automatically creates an Admin level disk share as \\server\volume$
> <file:///\\server\volume$> .
> Can anyone tell me if Samba automatically does the same without having to
> define these in SMB.CONF?

No, sorry. That would be rather dangerous IMHO. You can
easily define these yourself if you need them and export
the root of the filesystem.


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