[CentOS] Hiding Files in Samba

Vandaman vandaman2002-sk at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Nov 9 09:08:55 UTC 2008


Miguel Medalha  wrote:

> Vandaman wrote
> > I may need a strong shot of coffee but I though
> > putting "hide files = /~*/" as follows in
> the samba config file would hide files with a tilde.
> > 
> > [homes]
> >    comment = Home Directories
> >    browseable = no
> >    writable = yes
> >    hide files = /~*/
> > 
> > 
> > Unfortunately after restarting the server the files
> > are still visible.
> >   
> If you have Windows Explorer set to show hidden files, they
> will appear in a dim color.
> 

Actually hide works exactly as intended. I needed some coffee
and after some sleep. Revisiting the issue, it now works.

Regards,
Vandaman.


      


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