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On Windows you can create symlinks

  • either if you start the programm, you want to create a symlink in (e.g. cmd), as Administrator.
  • or if you give your user/usergroup the permission to create symlinks (here is an explanation, how to do this).

The second way is not working for me, when the user, whom I want to give the permission, is an administrator. Is there a solution for this issue?

Thx

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Hard link:

file:

fsutil hardlink create "file1" "file2"

or

mklink /H "file1" "file2"

dir:

mklink /J dir1 dir2

Soft link:

file:

mklink "file1" "file2"

dir:

mklink /D "dir1" "dir2"

Microsoft Windows 2000 Resource Kit :

Linkd 

Sysinternals Suite Utilities:

Junction 

view link:

dir <drive: or dir> /S /A:L

run application at administrator:

Runas /user:[Domain\]administrator CMD

Administrative Tools

Group policy object editor

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment\
Create symbolic links <user name, user group>
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Thank you for info about creating links, but it doesn't give any answert to my question. –  automatix Feb 11 '13 at 7:32
    
@automatix Thx, I edit it. –  STTR Feb 11 '13 at 9:33
    
I think, you mean exactly the same way, that is descripted here and what I've linked to in my initial post (i.stack.imgur.com/MsSyK.png). Right? So, as I've already said -- that does NOT work for admin users. –  automatix Feb 11 '13 at 13:56
    
What makes your case DSQUERY USER -name avex | DSGET USER -memberof -expand thx! –  STTR Feb 11 '13 at 16:43
    
That provide effective law. Do not redefined LSDOU? technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd277394.aspx –  STTR Feb 11 '13 at 18:08

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