Linux SAMBA does not work with symlinks

At first I thought it's just not possible but there is actually an option that can be enabled to make symlinks work with Samba.

Then I put this under the [global] section
Note: It's "wide links" and not "wide symlinks" (some other sites have incorrect info which was a frustrating waste of time :))
 

Add this to your smb.conf

follow symlinks = yes
wide links = yes
unix extensions = no


 


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