[Samba] symlink on Linux vs. Windows clients

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Thu Feb 14 23:03:16 GMT 2008

do you have follow sym links = yes in smb.conf?

tovis wrote:
> I'm using SAMBA for many years, in my SOHO - I'm quite satisfied.
> One small question is up every time when I'm creating a symlink on the
> SAMBA server box from a share to point to a moint point for example
> /mnt/some_block_device (of course read/writable for particular user),
> windows cleanly "see" it, as a directory entry - I cían copy/remove do
> everything what could be done on the share. When I'm using the same share
> on a Linux box (I'm a Debian lover) it's seen as a broken symlink!
> This is the normal behavior? Can I change it some way?
> tovis

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