[Samba] unable to create symlinks on PDC Samba/Ubuntu
jra at samba.org
Tue Oct 3 16:21:25 GMT 2006
On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 12:10:55PM -0300, Felipe Augusto van de Wiel wrote:
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> On 09/29/2006 03:32 PM, Alessandro Amatizi escreveu:
> > Hello,
> > I have a CentOS 4 PDC running Samba 3 with 2 file shares and some Ubuntu
> > 6.06 Samba 3 clients.
> > All is working fine, except when I try to create symlinks: I always get
> > "Operation not permitted".
> > Is there any way to permit users to create local/remote symlinks on
> > files stored on samba mounts ?
> AFAIK, you can't create symlinks (unix symlinks) on Samba
> Shares. And there is no workaround, you can create symlinks on the
> filesystem and samba clients will see them like regular files, but
> AFAICT creating symlinks in Samba shares won't work.
Actually you can using CIFSFS on Linux. The unix extensions
built into Samba allow this.
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