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Old 10-21-2009, 01:14 PM   #1
damteke
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Network File Sharing Brainfart


I can't for the life remember how to map a network drive from my linux server to a linux machine.... Kinda sad I know

I have tried putting in a generic line in my fstab that says //host.server1.com/share /media/share nfs

I have also tried it with cifs. I am honestly only familiar with creating shares between Linux and Windows (usually accessing windows share through linux). So I do have Samba installed not that I can imagine that is required.

I have also tired to access the share through browsing my network on my Ubuntu desktop. I find the Server, I find the Share'd folder, but it prompts me for a login and password. I put in root, and the associating password, but I'm not sure what the workgroup should be? I have tired many combinations including just leaving it workgroup and it just keeps kicking back and "access Denied" error, or wrong username/password.

Any thoughts?
 
Old 10-21-2009, 02:59 PM   #2
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mite i suggest sshfs

else for nfs:
mkdir /mnt/temp && sudo mount host.com:/path/to/dir /mnt/temp # /path/to/dir has to be in the hosts /etc/exports

Last edited by schneidz; 10-21-2009 at 03:01 PM.
 
Old 10-21-2009, 03:30 PM   #3
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To access windows shares through linux you need the smb client installed only (samba server not needed).

Code:
mount -t cifs host.server1.com:/share /media/share
 
Old 10-21-2009, 03:51 PM   #4
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If you have access to the server look up the smb.conf file, and search for a line called
Code:
WORKGROUP = <whatever your linux workgroup is>
 
Old 10-21-2009, 08:47 PM   #5
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the sshfs worked beautifully!
 
  


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