msdfs, win98 / NT and non-resolvable symlink paths

Gerald Carter jerry at
Thu Feb 14 06:20:06 GMT 2002

On 14 Feb 2002, Arjen van Drie wrote:

> Problem exists with Samba 2.2.2 and 2.2.3a. Tested on RedHat Linux 7.1
> == Problem. ==
> Where Windows2000 clients do, win98 and NT clients do not follow a msdfs
> link. When we open Windows Eplorer, doubleclick on a mounted SMB network
> share and click on one of the maps therein on the _left_ side of Windows
> Explorer, the right side shows up empty. There are files though. From
> then on, no matter what route we take to get to the share, the files
> remain invisible.

We need to figure out why it works for me and why not for you.
Shirish?  Any ideas?

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