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Old 03-01-2005, 03:05 AM   #1
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samba mount to windows share folder

Hi, I got a problem with using setting up /etc/fstab to connect windows share folder. I can use following command:

mount -t smbfs -o username=xxx,password=xxx //windows/sharefolder /linuxmountpoint

The above command have no problem.

My problem is how to use fstab to mount it automatically????

Please help!!!1
Old 03-01-2005, 03:31 PM   #2
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put something like this into your fstab (one single line):

//server/folder /target smbfs credentials=/etc/samba/cred-file,uid=some_user,gid=users,fmask=0770,dmask=0770 0 0

the file /etc/samba/cred-file must contain:

username some_user
password right_password

the file-permissions for this file should be root.root and 700


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