[Samba] Symlink with mklink

Bob of Donelson Trophy bob at donelsontrophy.net
Wed Dec 2 17:07:02 UTC 2015


I am sure glad to see this. 

My method was a crude and difficult solutions to a simple linux/unix
symbolic link. 

Will be fixing my mess, soon. 

Thanks Jeremy. 



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On 2015-12-02 10:39, Jeremy Allison wrote: 

> On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 02:30:00PM +0100, Marc JIROU wrote:
>> So no one is interesting in having symbolic link on a samba server ? When i was looking for informations, most of people think that symbolic link are reserved to NTFS and can't exists on a smb server, that why no one ask for. I'm pretty sure a lot of people are waiting for this ( at least people that use unix system ) but that's just my personnal opinion
> Well people use symlinks on Samba servers all the time.
> But they create and manage them on the UNIX side and
> the Windows clients are unaware of them.
> What advantage does having the clients aware of the
> link bring ? Remember, we already restrict the clients
> from traversing outside of the share path.

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