[Samba] Can Windows client detect symlinks on Samba server?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Feb 19 03:19:12 GMT 2007

On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 02:38:44PM -0800, Doal Miller wrote:
> Did you ever get an answer to your question of "Can Windows client
> detect symlinks on a Samba server?" I'm running into that problem and
> needing to detect recursive links so I don't continue to recurse on the
> same directory.

No, Windows clients don't see symlinks on a Samba server.
Linux clients will though (using the UNIX extensions).


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