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Not Able To Create Symbolic Links In SMB Mounted Directories (Doc ID 2465053.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2020

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 to 11.4 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

"Operation not applicable" error when creating symbolic link files in SMB mounted directories

# mount -F smbfs -o dirperms=777,fileperms=770,user=USER //smbserver/export /testdir
#  cd /testdir
# ln -s test.txt 1/test1
   ln: cannot create 1/test1: Operation not applicable

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Cause

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