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I've got a server with some stuff shared via Samba and a remote machine running Windows used to access the share. What is expected to happen if I create symbolic/hard links using standard Windows tools (e.g. mklink)? Will the links be created in the server's file system? What if I tried to create junction points?

I phrase the question like I do because I want to know what is expected (as opposed to what happens, which might be implementation-specific and possible to learn though experiment). The server sports UFS and FreeBDS.

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Has "wide links" or "unix extensions" been set in your smb.conf? – Andrew Oct 4 '13 at 3:15
wide links is set (by default), unix extensions is obsolete in Samba 3. – XXYXXY Oct 4 '13 at 5:43

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