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I have a few Redhat 9 & FC3 boxes that I am trying to log into a windows domain using a windows username / password authentication. I have written a working login script that mounts some windows shares using a cedentials file kept locally. Is there a way to mount windows shares using windows username/password authentication so that I don't have to have a credential file stored locally on each machine ?
The user accounts are on an NT domain (No Active Directory). I did however get the ( smbmount -k ) to work somewhat. It just prompts me for a password when mounting the shares. Is there a way to use the cached password ?
The caching is done by the Kerberos client software on the Linux system, which retains Kerberos credentials passed by a Kerberos server (like AD, NT 4 does not use Kerberos). Since there are no cached Kerberos credentials smbmount then prompts you for a password.
Somebody I was helping on another thread reported success with the pam_mount module for PAM, which will automatically mount shares as part of the login process - presumably this will automatically use the username/password given.