samba and multiple servers

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Tue Jul 11 01:17:53 GMT 2000

At 10:30 AM 7/11/00 +1000, Matthew Geddes wrote:
>Paul J Collins wrote:
>> >>>>> "Seth" == Seth Vidal <skvidal at> writes:
>>     Seth> any programs for linux to make .lnk files?
>> Not that I know of.  I have a feeling that a .lnk file is a serialized
>> COM object, so your best bet would be to use a Windows box to create
>> them.
>Does Samba follow Unix symlinks? Not the same, I know, but it could help
>ni some cases.

Yes, it does follow symlinks. The default is on, but you can control it
with the 'wide links' parameter or some such ...

>Matthew Geddes
>Network Manager
>Xavier College
>Gawler, SA

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
Samba (Team member,, Ethereal (Team member,
Co-author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author: First Australian 5-day, intensive, hands-on Linux SysAdmin course
Author: First Australian 2-day, intensive, hands-on Samba course

More information about the samba-ntdom mailing list