[Samba] Disabling symlink following
raa at impelind.com
Fri Jan 24 22:29:01 GMT 2003
Unless I am seriously mistaken, I believe that by adding this 'wide
links = no' to each share section will end the ability to create and use
symlinks on your shares.
I am unsure why anyone would want to really include symlinks into a
Samba share. Does anyone care to enlighten me?
Robert Adkins II
Impel Industries, Inc.
From: Brendan F. Dolan-Gavitt [mailto:bdolangavitt at wesleyan.edu]
Sent: Friday, January 24, 2003 4:57 PM
To: samba at lists.samba.org; Robert Adkins
Subject: [Samba] Disabling symlink following client side?
Is there any way to specify in smb.conf that you don't want to follow
symbolic links, or to somehow disable this in smbclient? I have an smb
file indexer, and whenever it hits a linux box with a symlink pointing
to the current directory, it creates thousands of extra entries. I'd
like to be able to simply not follow symbolic links, as I have no way of
disabling the "follow symlinks" option on the server.
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