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Old 06-25-2008, 04:09 AM   #1
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What it means?

/a123/soul /mnt/cdir3 cifs uid=root,credentials=/etc/test,domain= 0 0

Any idea what this entry for /etc/fstab means??
Old 06-25-2008, 05:08 AM   #2
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The cifs file system is the Common Internet File System. The line says mount directory /a123/soul into mount point /mnt/cdir3, from the host Presumably this is one of your hosts, and you have a network share.
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This is over-the-network mount directive :

/a123/soul - remote host + directory
/mnt/cdir3 - local dir
cifs - filesyste type ( usually used for mounting Windows shared dirs from Linux )
uid=root - user mapping, unknown on Linux side user will be represented as root
credentials=/etc/test - the file containing the Windows user/password definitions
domain= - set the user domain
0 - do we need to dump this fs ? No
0 - do we need to fsck this fs ? No


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