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Logon to Multiple Samba Servers

Posted 06-23-2011 at 03:41 AM by barani_pd

I have three Linux Servers running Samba shares in them. All are meant for different purpose. For administrative purpose and running some utilities in these servers\shares from Windows XP system, we use "net use Drive: \\ServerName\ShareName" command to map the share as a drive. During the process for each server we are to enter username and password. Is there a way by which I use my windows username and password for the logon.

Note: The Samba username and password are similar...
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Solved: "mount error: could not resolve address for <hostname>. No address associated with hostname"

Posted 01-05-2011 at 06:19 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 01-05-2011 at 06:24 PM by the dsc

This error may happen when trying to mount a cifs/smbfs share, be it either via fstab or command line. Most people seem to either not have the problem or circumvent it by using static IPs instead of hostnames, which will work only as long as the IPs don't change. Funnily enough, it seems that for some people the problem is exactly the other way around, IPs won't work, only the hostname. Weird. This is also kind of funny/infuriating as the share will be readily accessible via konqueror, and perhaps...
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