[Samba] Samba 3.0.24-6etch10 - symlinks on Linux clients

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat Dec 20 23:50:58 GMT 2008

On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 03:37:25PM +0100, tovis wrote:
> Samba 3.0.24-6etch10 on Debian Etch.
> I have really simple samba configuration, on per user principle, (no
> domain, no wins ..). Some parts of disk conjucted using symlinks, which
> are working well, if I using windows clients. Linux clients see these as
> broken symlinks. I'm does not found any information/suggetion how to
> change this behavior. I suspect (only) that is it about additional unix
> permissions. Any ideas?

This is expected behavior. CIFSFS evaluates symlinks locally
(as does NFS) so it won't traverse symlinks on a remote


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