Tag Archives: samba

Samba not showing Symlinks

After an upgrade to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx, all Samba shares were missing symlinks, esp. symlinks to directories outside the share. To enable these again, add the following lines into the [global] section of your /etc/samba/smb.conf: Then restart smbd and you should see the symlinks again.

Max 10 simultaneous SMB-connections

Windows XP Professional only allows 10 simultaneous connections to shares and printer spoolers. The eleventh user gets a System error #71 message. The unused connections get freed after 30 minutes which is a bit late since often you just need a few files or to print some pages but this blocks the connection for 30… Read More »