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I don't know much about "Windows Share", do you mean the SMB protocol? I access files hosted on CentOS from Windows 7/8 machines with samba. No client side installation needed. https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/using_samba/ch03.html


I wouldn't do this at any kind of web server connected to the internet, but if it makes you happy, try to access samba as root instead of your user account. Create a password for user root and try to connect to your share with that: smbpasswd -a root Best log out of windows and log back in, AFAIR windows only supports one authentication connection to a ...


The answer is here thanks to @Mahesh Edit smb.conf [global] unix extensions = no [share] follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes this file happens to be found in /etc/samba/smb.conf.

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