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

tovis mailer.tovis at freemail.hu
Sun Dec 21 19:58:05 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
> filesystem.
> Jeremy.
Thanx Jeremy!
Only one little thing, could I use different samba (older) version as
client on Linux clients? Older version seem to me better for my purposes.

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