Re: [Samba] Do Unix extensions still work with SMB3?
- Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:45:02 +1000
- From: Adam Nielsen via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Do Unix extensions still work with SMB3?
> > Quick question - does Samba server still support Unix extensions when
> > connecting over SMB3?
> FYI, when we do finalize the UNIX extensions, at least for
> the Samba implementation, we're not going to allow clients
> to create "real" symlinks on the server - only SMB-followable
> symlinks. Allowing clients to create real server symlinks as
> in SMB1 UNIX extensions has been a long-term security disaster.
Thanks for the info. Will there be a utility to convert existing
server-side symlinks into SMB-style symlinks, so that upgrading the
server won't break existing symlinks? Or at least a server-side command
to create SMB symlinks so you can script the change with `find -type l`?
Thanks also Rowland for the quick answer.
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