[Samba] Allow insecure wide links = yes, wide links =yes; but I still can't "see" files from links to NFS mounts using 3.6.15, after upgrading from 2.2.8a
obnox at samba.org
Wed Dec 11 06:59:23 MST 2013
On 2013-12-11 at 22:11 +1100, David Keegel wrote:
> Michael, note the second paragraph quoted from man smb.conf :-
Gosh, that's right. Thanks for correcting that. :-)
Cheers - Michael
> allow insecure wide links (G)
> In normal operation the option wide links which allows the server
> to follow symlinks outside of a share path is automatically
> disabled when unix extensions are enabled on a Samba server. This
> is done for security purposes to prevent UNIX clients creating
> symlinks to areas of the server file system that the administrator
> does not wish to export.
> Setting allow insecure wide links to true disables the link between
> these two parameters, removing this protection and allowing a site
> to configure the server to follow symlinks (by setting wide links
> to "true") even when unix extensions is turned on.
> David Keegel <djk at cyber.com.au> Cyber IT Solutions Pty. Ltd.
> http://www.cyber.com.au/~djk/ Linux & Unix Systems Administration
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