Network and Storage Protocols

how to configure symbolic links for cifs shares

miguel_maldonado

Hello,

We have the following situation:

-1 vol named z_test

-2 qtrees_

          /vol/z_test\zq_test

          /vol/z_test\q_test

z_test        mixed enabled  normal

z_test   q_test   mixed enabled  normal

z_test   zq_test  mixed enabled  normal

- Inside q_test I would like to create a symbolink link to zq_test, for example:

/vol/z_test/q_test/sym_link -> /vol/z_test/zq_test

So CIFS users can follow it and see its content:

[root@domtest zq_test]# ls

hola  test

I have configured on the filer (8.2.1 7-Mode) the following:

cifs.symlinks.enable         on

vol_z    /vol/z_test
         ... strict symlink security disabled
                    everyone / Full Control
zq_test  /vol/z_test/zq_test
         ... strict symlink security disabled
                    everyone / Full Control

filer>  rdfile  /etc/symlink.translations

Map /z_test/q_test/zq_test/* /vol/z_test/zq_test/*

Widelink /z_test/q_test/zq_test/* \\filer\zq_test\*

But I cannot access zq_test through the symbolic link inside q_test, there is nothing inside it.

Any thoughts?

Thank you and regards,

3 REPLIES 3

matthewrbailey

have you had any luck?  i've been trying to test the same scenario on my filers, but with little success.

DEANALLENB

We have done similar to this, however we also have a CIFS share for /vol/z_test/q_test with the "widelinks" option enabled.

HrishikeshNaik
try this cifs shares -change -symlink_strict_security
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