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Well, I will try and make this topic short and straight to the point.
Here is what I am attempting to do. I have a linux server that is being used as our backup machine. We have one central NT server that our users connect to, to retrieve data for the company. What I have done in the past is mount the windows shares directly to the backup server using the following command:
I would do this using 'root'. Once I initiated this command, I would then be asked for the administrator password for the 'server' and share 'C'. I would enter the password and the share was mounted. Simple enough.
Well, now im in a situation where I am trying to limit how much I use the root account (I am trying to get away from using root all the time.)
So what im trying to do now is mount the shares using the same account above, but using a normal account.
However, when I execute the same command above and after it prompts me for the password and I type it in, it kicks out the following error:
smbmnt must be installed suid root for direct user mounts (500,500)
smbmnt failed: 1
I'm not sure what I can do to fix this. Can anyone lend a hand here?