[Samba] Share 'IPC$' has wide links and unix extensions enabled

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 30 14:31:52 UTC 2016

On Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:14:32 -0400 (EDT)
Thomas Schulz via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> We are running Samba 4.4.6 as a file server.
> In the logs for a few client machines I see entries such as:
> [2016/09/29 22:36:58.862575,  0]
>     ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4402(widelinks_warning)
>   Share 'IPC$' has wide links and unix extensions enabled. These
>   parameters are incompatible. Wide links will be disabled for this
> share.
> I assume that Share 'IPC$' is some sort of automatically created share
> as we define no such share. We do have wide links enabled globally but
> we do not have unix extensions enabled anywhere. I assume that this
> message is harmless, but I am wondering where it comes from.
> Tom Schulz
> Applied Dynamics Intl.
> schulz at adi.com

It is set automatically, try reading 'man smb.conf'


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