LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
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 10-13-2008, 01:22 PM   #1
MTUser2007
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2008
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: 0
Identifying Network drives


Hello,

I took over the care and upkeep of a Gentoo server. I am trying to learn as much as I can about Linux and Gentoo. When the server boots, during start up, it wants a password to two network drives that are on a windows system elsewhere on the network. (I don't know where)

I am trying to figure out what the Gentoo system is connecting to, so that I can learn the purpose of the share etc. I have tried to read about NFS and shares and Samba. If possible, I'd just like some help on how review the network resources that are currently attached to the Gentoo server, the correct command.

Any help gratefully received.
 
Old 10-13-2008, 01:29 PM   #2
CRC123
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2008
Distribution: opensuse, RHEL
Posts: 374
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 32
I think a good place to start would be the '/etc/fstab' file. Most file systems that get mounted automatically are listed in that file. Since the network drives are on windows, I would bet that they are using the cifs/smb protocol. In that case, play around with the 'smbtree' command if you have it installed.
 
Old 10-13-2008, 10:49 PM   #3
MTUser2007
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2008
Posts: 8

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thank you for the help. I did indeed identify the the network resources being shared in /etc/fstab, and am therefore, well on my way to solving that part of the Gentoo server puzzle.
 
  


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
Help Identifying SCSI Tape Drives on RHEL5 carlosinfl Red Hat 2 10-07-2008 11:52 AM
mapping network drives foliva SUSE / openSUSE 2 09-20-2005 02:02 PM
Map network drives jocast Linux - Networking 4 08-25-2004 06:38 PM
network windows drives xviddivxoggmp3 Slackware 3 04-07-2004 10:57 PM
KDE - Trying to see my network drives Mike_Toth Linux - General 1 04-17-2003 08:45 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:05 PM.

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