[rescue] ZFS puzzle migrating from Solaris 10 to 11

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Sat Jul 29 12:46:10 CDT 2017

On 07/29/17 03:34, David Brownlee wrote:
> On 28 Jul 2017 8:58 p.m., "Phil Stracchino" <phils at caerllewys.net> wrote:
>> ...And I think I found the answer.  On Solaris 10, SMB sharing follows
>> symbolic links that cross filesystems.  On Solaris 11, it does not.

> I think that's a samba configuration option - is it possible that 11.3 has
> a different default (either in config or by running a different samba
> version)

Nope, it is not Samba configuration.  Samba has a 'follow symlinks'
option, yes.  In 10u9, it follows cross-filesystem as well as
same-filesystem symlinks.  In 11.3, it does not.

My first guess is this change was motivated by potential security concerns.

  Phil Stracchino
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