[Samba] Hide the "not allowed to open" shared directories inthe client

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Tue Mar 1 08:24:37 MST 2011

2011/3/1 Allen Chen <achen at harbourfrontcentre.com>:
>>> hide unreadable = yes
>>> on global config
>>> This parameter is really good for my usage, it hides directories and
>>> files that user cannot access.
>>> --
>>> Eero,
>>> RHCE
>> It works like a charm.
>> Thank you.
> I found this post on the list, and it' not the solution for me.
> My questions is:
> Do we have a setting to hide files on samba share1 if the files' owner is
> not me?
> and, still I can read&write those files through samba share2.
> Samba share1 and share2 point to the same /path/folder.
> Thanks,
> Allen

Well, hide unreadable = yes and then use filesystem acls set correct permissions


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