You cannot access a symbolic link by running Client for NFS if the path length of the symbolic link is too long
You are running Client for NFS (Network File System) in a Windows-based operating system. However, you cannot access a symbolic link (symlink).
This problem occurs if the following condition is true:
The path length of the symbolic link + the length of the target of the symbolic link + the integer constant “c” is greater than the length of the maximum path length (The maximum path length is 260 characters).
If you run the ls command in a shell prompt in Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) when this issue occurs, you receive the following error message:
Data buffer too small to store result
Similarly, if you run the dir command at a command prompt, the destination file information is not displayed as expected.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB967111.