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Old 02-27-2009, 09:34 AM   #1
johnson8707
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PAM_Mount


I might be using the wrong program here but I have installed libpam-mount on my machine. I am trying to get it to mount an SMB share at login and unmount at logoff.

Can someone explain to me how to configure PAM to do this or point me to a detailed HOW TO for it? I've never used PAM before so I'm new to it.


Thanks!
 
Old 02-28-2009, 07:05 AM   #2
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PAM is an API, most of the time you would never have to use it.
To mount a smb share, use...
mount -t smbfs -o username=xxx,password=yyy //server/folder /mountpoint

To mount it on boot up, you have a create a new script to run after the network has started and put it into that script which would probably go into /etc/rc.? or /etc/network/if-up.d/
 
Old 03-04-2009, 07:30 AM   #3
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Well I understand how to mount it using that command through terminal. But I need something that will take their login credentials and mount the windows share with them.
 
  


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