[Samba] s3fs and symlinks

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Jul 3 07:14:45 MDT 2012

On 03/07/12 14:33, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 12:48:26PM +0200, steve wrote:
>> Hi everyone
>> I have a problem with S4 following symlinks.
>> In windows, I can access a share ¡f the the path is the actual
>> directory but not if the share contains a symlink to the same
>> directory. I get access errors.
>> In Linux under NFS, I can access the share either directly via the symlink.
>> Does s3fs understand symlinks at the moment?
> Look for "wide links", "unix extensions" and "allow insecure
> wide links" in "man smb.conf".
> Volker
Hi Volker
Unfortunately, wide links (which I think is what I need) doesn't work:
samba-tool testparm
Unknown parameter encountered: "wide links"
Ignoring unknown parameter "wide links"
Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions

and samba_spnupdate throws errors too.

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