CIFS shares do not follow symbolic links per default

To make Samba following symbolic links you must add the following to your smb.conf file.
In the [global] section add:

unix extensions = no

In your share section add:

follow symlinks = yes
wide links = yes

About Juergen Caris

I am 54yo, MSc(Dist) and BSc in Computer Science, German and working as a Senior Server Engineer for the NHS Lothian. I am responsible for the patient management system, called TrakCare. I am a UNIX/Linux guy, working in this sector for more than 20 years now. I am also interested in robotics, microprocessors, system monitoring, Home automation and programming.
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