[Samba] Wide-Links For a specific Path

ralph strebbing blackbirdralph at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 20:31:36 UTC 2021

On Mon, Nov 1, 2021 at 12:07 PM Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> Don't enable SMB1 unix extensions. Are you on Linux ? If so,
> why not use bind mounts:

So I looked into it deeper, I don't think we are actually using unix
extensions. If there is some way to verify that, I will post the

Some clients will be on linux, but most of this use case is for
clients on Windows.

I did try adding the following in the [global] block on our fileserver:
follow symlinks = yes

But when I try to follow a symlink to another share in Windows, I get
a constant permission denied, despite being both the owner and part of
the group that owns the folder, and setting the POSIX ACL for the user
and group objects to rwx.


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