[Samba] on symbolic links

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu May 19 00:09:47 UTC 2016

On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 11:54:49PM +0200, Xen wrote:
> I'm using samba to mount a share from a linux device onto a linux
> computer.
> Obviously, for some reason, I can *see* the symbolic links as links,
> however I cannot delete or create them. But the only Linux/Unix
> alternative seems to be NFS, which is not really suited for what I
> want (annoyance with users having to map, etc.)

What version of Samba ? What version of Linux ?

Samba supports the UNIX extensions, which should
fully allow creation/manipulation of symlinks
on ther server from the cifsfs client.

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