Symbolic link to external server

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Fri Jul 30 12:56:23 UTC 2021

> Op 30 jul. 2021, om 14:32 heeft Jos Chrispijn <bsduser at> het volgende geschreven:
> I have a NAS that I access with wind* network clients by calling \\\myfiles (1)
> My BSD server has a directory /mydocs (2)
> Is it possible to create a symbolic link in (2) to directory (1)?
> I tried, but got stuck as I do realize that a user validation should be done prior to be able to use the symlink.

Hi Jos,

I do exactly the same, by mounting the smb share of my nas under a folder somewhere in my freeBSD tree.

@mount -t smbfs //user at <mailto:user at>/files /mydocs

And the credentials for the user are in /etc/nsmb.conf


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