[Samba] symlinks and Samba 3.4.7

Preller, Markus Markus.Preller at uk-erlangen.de
Wed Mar 24 09:31:15 MDT 2010

>> Hi,
>> we upgraded one of our Solaris 10 (SPARC) machines from Samba 3.0.28 
>> to 3.4.7. Symlinks are used within some shares that point to data 
>> outside the original share path.
>> While this was no problem with Samba 3.0.28 access is denied with 3.4.7.
>> I thought that 'wide links = Yes' and 'follow symlinks = Yes' in 
>> smb.conf should fix that but samba still gives me no access to the symlinked data.

Thanks for the link. I solved my problem using lofs mounts within /etc/vfstab,
which give me a simple way to represent different fileystems within a single 
share path.

best regards 

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