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Old 11-02-2001, 12:42 PM   #1
joeschmoe
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Exporting (via NFS) smbmount'ed shares


Hi All-

Here's the sit'n:

Box #1 is a WinNT Server on Network A.

Box #2 is a Linux box and is serving as a router (IP Gateway) between Network A and Network B.

Box #3 is a Linux box on Network B.

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I have an SMB share available on box #1.

I have successfully mounted that share on box #2 using smbmount.

Now I would like to use box #2 to export that SMB share using NFS and make it available to other machines (like box #3) on Network B.

I have already successfully exported a local ext2fs from box #2 to Network B, so I think I understand NFS well enough to do that.

However, when I try the same drill (same as what worked for the local ext2fs from box #2) with the smbmount'ed share from box #1, I get the following message:

mount: box2:/mnt/sambashare failed, reason given by server: Permission denied

When I check the system log on box 2, I see the following:

Date1 Time1 box2 rpc.mountd: authenticated mount request from box3 for /mnt/sambashare (/mnt/sambashare)
Date1 Time1 box2 rpc.mountd: getfh failed: Operation not permitted

My /etc/fstab on box3 looks like this:
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box2:/opt/public /mnt/ext2fs nfs exec,dev,suid,rw 1 1
box2:/mnt/sambashare /mnt/sambashare nfs exec,dev,suid,rw 1 1
=============

And my /etc/exports on box2 looks like this:

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/opt/public *.networkb.com(rw)
/mnt/sambashare *.networkb.com(rw)
=============

Box2 exports /opt/public with no problems to Network B. However, no joy with /mnt/sambashare

Any thoughts? I've read manpages, TCP/IP 2nd revision (by Craig Hunt), Linux NAG, etc. and can't seem to find anything addressing this situation.

Thanks very much for any help.


Joe
 
Old 11-02-2001, 01:38 PM   #2
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i'm not really sure about your actual problems, BUT i doubt it will acutally work. NFS will not export FAT32 partition, for very good reasons, and i wouldn't be in the slightest bit suprised if the same goes for NTFS, assuming it is NTFS you want to share.

Linux has a lot of things like this, which can seem annoying, but to be honest, what you're trying to do is one hell of a cludge, and cludges generally involve sticking two fingers up to security, and shouldn't ever be used in a proper environment.

Generally as far as samba is concerned, it always seems like a best attempt at deal with a fundamentally nasty cludge, and does a pretty good job at it, as it can never be perfect.

I'd guess that your best bet would be to make your samba gateway act as a WINS server, to take the share properly across the network, not using NFS, which is only intended for use with unix-like filesystems

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