smbmout using ssh forwarding

Nadeem Hasan nhasan at
Fri Dec 1 22:05:12 GMT 2000


I apologise for asking this question here. I was not thinking :)
Please bear with me one more time.
Urban, you caught the problem. I should RTFM more carefully next
time. It all works as expected now after I fixed the -o parameters.
Oh BTW, I could connect using //localhost/userxx so that answers
an earlier point raised by Steve Langasek.

Thanks everyone.


Urban Widmark wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Dec 2000, Nadeem Hasan wrote:
> > remote:~ # smbmount //localhost/userxx /mnt -o username=userxx port=8004
> > Password:
> > tree connect failed: ERRSRV - ERRinvnetname (Invalid network name in
> > tree connect.)
> > SMB connection failed
> Why are you using space to separate the options?
> With an ssh tunnel from localhost:1234 to a remote win2k box (ssh to an
> accessable machine in the middle) this fails:
> smbmount //servername/share /mnt/point -o username=abc password=xyz ip= port=1234 workgroup=grp
> And this works:
> smbmount //servername/share /mnt/point -o username=abc,password=xyz,ip=,port=1234,workgroup=grp
> Why? Because in the first case you are only giving smbmount a username, no
> portnumber. -o needs a complete list of options. smbmount should implement
> all options listed in the manpage, including the ip= option.
> (I need to add workgroup since the remote machine is a domain member).
> Also, please use the samba at list for usage questions. I think
> working examples of how to do smbfs/ssh tunnels have been discussed there
> before.
> /Urban

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