using Samba between a linux server and a windows 10 pc client.
From windows I go to
\\mylinuxserver and go into my home folder and see
.cache/ .gconf/ .gvfs/ .mozilla/ and so on Desktop/ Downloads/ my_folders_i_care_about/
I don't want to see all the dot folders and files like
I don't want to see
.anything in windows explorer when navigating into a samba share. How can I stop dot files and dot folders from being visible?
smb.conf is currently this for sharing out home directories and any other folder; this is under SLES11 with samba 3.6 but I will be using RHEL 7.6 eventually.
[homes] comment = Home Directories valid users = %S, %D%w%S browseable = No read only = No inherit acls = Yes create mask = 660 directory mask = 770 [data] path = /data create mask = 660 directory mask = 770 inherit acls = Yes read only = No