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Old 12-01-2009, 09:55 AM   #1
carltm
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autofs, fstab and manual cifs mounts fail if using credentials file


I lost my ability to connect to a cifs share from a CentOS
workstation when using a credentials file. I was able to
connect if I typed in the credentials.

After doing some searching, I found the problem has been
acknowledged by Red Hat and it is being worked on. For
now, here is a workaround that adds ctrl-@ at the end of
each line.

Code:
printf "username=user\0\ndomain=dom\0\npassword=xxx\0\n" > /etc/authfile
 
Old 12-02-2009, 07:39 AM   #2
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You should mark this thread solved.
 
  


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