[Samba] Wide-Links For a specific Path

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Nov 1 16:07:09 UTC 2021

On Mon, Nov 01, 2021 at 09:31:56AM -0400, ralph strebbing via samba wrote:
>Hi All,
>So I'm looking to try and get symlinks for our ZFS Backup share, which
>would be accessed via a user's personal share.
>E.g: User A's Share parent folder (/users/), has a shortcut to
>Backups, which symlinks to the backup share
>We DO have Unix extensions enabled, however we have the shell for all
>users except IT staff set to /bin/false.
>From what I've read, we can enable Wide Links to achieve this, but due
>to the security hole, I'm wondering if we can limit this functionality
>to specific paths/shares? Or if there is just a better way to go about
>this as a whole.

Don't enable SMB1 unix extensions. Are you on Linux ? If so,
why not use bind mounts:


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