Posted in Linux System and Network Services. I understand the Unix FS, but don't want to clutter things up with Symlink, if I have to, I will, but … So far we have only fixed a security hole. Here’s an example of how relevant parts of your /etc/samba/smb.conf file should look: #===== Global Settings ===== [global] unix extensions = no I had the same problem (OS X client, Linux file server with symlinks) and this resolved it for me. Contribute to dperson/samba development by creating an account on GitHub. I have no problems accessing directories for which I'm the owner over symlinks (just tried) – Diego Mijelshon Apr 14 '11 at 14:08 What you need is wide links as well. To get symlinks to actually work, set this parameter in the [global] section of your /etc/samba/smb.conf file: unix extensions = no. Configuring Linux Samba (SMB) - How to Setup Samba (Linux Windows File Sharing) Written by Administrator. I'm having some trouble setting up Apache on Ubuntu.
I added the following to my /etc/samba/smb.conf. I have updated the answer. Resource sharing, like file systems and printers, in Microsoft Windows systems, is accomplished using a protocol called the Server Message Block or SMB. Further to this it seems that it's likely SMB1 does not support symlinks even if the underlying volume does.
I changed the smb.conf the way you suggested, restarted samba on the server, and unmounted/remounted the share on the client, and I still get the same behavior as … # /usr/sbin/apache2 -v Server version: Apache/2.2.17 (Ubuntu) Server built: Feb 22 2011 18:33:02 My public I have tried this with unix extensions = yes, follow symlinks = yes and wide links = yes in my smb.conf, and without them present. Any ideas? I've been following this guide. Wide links will be disabled for this share.
Quote: Share 'someshare' has wide links and unix extensions enabled. However, the log says . Samba docker container. Just throwing in another ++. Code: [global] unix extensions = no [someshare] follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes. These parameters are incompatible. 3.7083333333333 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 3.71 (24 Votes) f Share. Edit: Without using Symlinks. I understand the Unix FS, but don't want to clutter things up with Symlink, if I have to, I will, but I'd prefer to use path= as its seems simpler/better.