Symbolic links showing as directories

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Symbolic links showing as directories

Post by gands »

I noticed that the FTP server on www5 is showing symbolic links as directories. I had a problem when I deleted a symbolic link; the source directory was deleted as well (I had a backup). I went through the detailed logs in my FTP client and found the directory named "2007" as a "dir", but it's actually a symbolic link. Here's what it showed:

Listing: type=dir;sizd=4096;modify=20090528014315;UNIX.mode=0755;UNIX.uid=32308;UNIX.gid=32312;unique=802g3010068; 2007

It should be showing the type as something similar to this: type=OS.unix=slink:/archives/2007

Could this be fixed?

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Re: Symbolic links showing as directories

Post by porcupine »

Hello Gands,

Please file a support request so this can be looked into in more depth (forum isn't the ideal avenue for this, specifically because we need to get your login information to investigate this further).
Myles Loosley-Millman
Priority Colo Inc.
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