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Transfer of symbolic links

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sozotech, Mar 13, 2018.

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  1. sozotech

    sozotech Well-Known Member

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    When you transfer accounts cPanel to cPanel on Cloud Linux / cagefs environment, do symbolic links also transfer?

    I've come across some applications that have failed because symbolic links were not transferred. Now looking at the transfer logs I see no such file or directory on the symbolic links so I am wondering if those just do not transfer?

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    Eric
     
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    Hi Eric,

    Is the CloudLinux Link Traversal Protection feature enabled on this system? If so, note the issue you described is a known problem with CloudLinux/CageFS when the fs.protected_symlinks_create kernel setting is enabled. CloudLinux published a blog post about this setting at:

    Symlink protection and cPanel

    Thank you.
     
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