I would like to know if it is possible to get the real path of a file on a samba server from a Mac or Windows client.

Looking into the source code of samba, there is a function call vfs_realpath. I am not sure how this can be triggered.


No, you can't. it's not possible by design.

  • Can you provide a reference for this? – DavidPostill Nov 17 '16 at 12:07
  • source code is the reference – Ipor Sircer Nov 17 '16 at 12:15

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