SharedDevice Class

class smb.base.SharedDevice(type, name, comments)

Contains information about a single shared device on the remote server.

The following attributes are available:

  • name : An unicode string containing the name of the shared device
  • comments : An unicode string containing the user description of the shared device

Returns True if this shared device is a special share reserved for interprocess communication (IPC$) or remote administration of the server (ADMIN$). Can also refer to administrative shares such as C$, D$, E$, and so forth


Returns True if this is a temporary share that is not persisted for creation each time the file server initializes.

Returns one of the following integral constants.
  • SharedDevice.DISK_TREE
  • SharedDevice.PRINT_QUEUE
  • SharedDevice.COMM_DEVICE
  • SharedDevice.IPC