cifs and server-less unc

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Thu Apr 24 20:36:13 GMT 2003

On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 12:10:26PM -0700, David Bear wrote:
> When IBM sold warp server, they had a great feature called domain
> aliases --which allowed a domain wide name that pointed to the
> standard unc (servername\sharename).  Is this the same functionality
> provided by cifs? I noticed that cifs shares are created by
> symlinks in the file system.  Seems this is ripe for a gui admin tool
> like the IBM domain admin tool... 


I don't really understand your description of the feature you're asking 
about.  Samba shares are not generally created using symlinks...

Can you provide a better description?

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