[rescue] ZFS puzzle migrating from Solaris 10 to 11

David Brownlee abs at absd.org
Sat Jul 29 14:06:13 CDT 2017

On 29 July 2017 at 18:46, Phil Stracchino <phils at caerllewys.net> wrote:
> 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.

*blink*. Thats an interesting decision by someone. Its definitely
happening with 'wide links = yes,  & unix extensions = no' setting?
(apologies for basic questions here).


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