[Samba] unable to create symlinks on PDC Samba/Ubuntu

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Tue Oct 3 16:52:37 GMT 2006

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On 10/03/2006 01:21 PM, Jeremy Allison escreveu:
> On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 12:10:55PM -0300, Felipe Augusto van de Wiel wrote:
>>On 09/29/2006 03:32 PM, Alessandro Amatizi escreveu:
>>>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.

	Thanks Jeremy, I was not aware that it is possible with

> Jeremy

	Kind regards,

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