LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-27-2003, 10:36 AM   #1
Superman713
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Texas
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Automounting SMB


We are looking at going to Linux on the desktop.. (How can corperations save a buck so VP's can get bigger bonuses..)
I need to be able to automount windows (SMB) drives on a Linux box.
I know you can just use -o username=whatever,password=whatever..
also i am aware you can use an authen file.. however those 2 options do not provide for our access policies that require you to change your password every 5 mintues.

We are using a product from BMC Software called Control-SA that will syncronize all your passwords.. So in effect i can gaurentee the user's password is the same as their unix password.

How can mount a drive using -o username=DOMAIN/USER,password=LINUXPassword

Is there
1) some prewritten startup xwindows automount program that will ask for a password
2) a way to reroute the linux password into the smbmount without having it static in a file

I am open to suggestions and ideas. Thank you
Neal
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
smb mount folders disappear on mount & konqueror smb fails: network unreachable tisource Linux - Networking 1 10-17-2007 01:30 AM
SMB: More then one Windows user/ smb account? 1veedo Linux - Networking 2 03-15-2005 05:16 PM
smb+KDE= :-) smb+Gnome= :-( awing_pilot Linux - Software 3 03-10-2005 11:38 PM
Creating a SSL connection from smb clients to a smb server scottpioso General 0 11-17-2003 03:33 PM
making smb shares viewable from smb client via web browser scottpioso General 3 11-10-2003 05:25 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:26 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration