[OpenAFS] when openafs becomes a windows IFS

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Tue, 22 Jul 2008 15:39:56 -0500

Jeffrey Altman <jaltman@secure-endpoints.com> wrote:
> A symlink is not an object that Windows knows how to describe.
> It is reported to Windows as a directory if it points to a
> directory and as a file if it points to a file.  The behavior you
> are seeing is the behavior that Windows provides when you delete
> a directory.  It deletes all of the files under the directory
> and then the directory.
> To remove a symlink, use
>   right click for the context menu
>   select AFS
>   Select Symlink
>   Select Remove

There is also a symlink.exe command line binary.


Would using mount points instead of symlinks to directories help with 
this problem?