how to stop sharing of shared folders in Linux

We have a Linux server with a number of shared folders. There are a few folders that I would like to stop sharing. I have access to command line. How can get a list of the shared folders and also stop sharing on the ones that i no longer want to share over the network.
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
what linux distribution?
smbstatus --shares should show the shares
depending on how it's installed, could be /etc/smb.conf or /etc/samba/smb.conf or a different location if compiled from source
either way, you want to edit that file to stop sharing a folder
when you find that section, you can put a ; or # (semi-colon or hash) in front of each line to comment it out

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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
After changing the smb.conf reload the config:
service smb reload

Or restart the service, note that this will drop existing connections:
service smb restart
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