FW: samba woes

Mike Gerdts Michael.Gerdts at alcatel.com
Thu Jun 27 10:52:04 GMT 2002

The automount map below could be simplified using the macros used by

* 	-fstype=smbfs,credentials=/etc/samba/&,uid=&

Whether you have 1 user or 100,000 users, all you should need is this
one line.  This is documented on Linux in autofs(5) and on Solaris in


On Thu, 2002-06-27 at 10:55, Johnston, Christopher (DCSA) wrote:
> Yea I have tried using the automount.. the tough thing is.. we have alot of users.. so maintaing an auto-map can be really tough.. 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Urban Widmark [mailto:urban at teststation.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 4:47 PM
> To: 'crh at umn.edu'
> Cc: Johnston, Christopher (DCSA); Stieglitz, Eric J. (DCSA); 'Jim McDonough'; samba-technical at samba.org; 'samba at samba.org'
> Subject: Re: FW: samba woes


> You can give only a single user access to the mount. But it will be visible to others (inaccessible perhaps, but visible).
> An autofs map for /home looking like this could be a starting point:
> username1	-fstype=smbfs,credentials=/etc/samba/cred1,uid=username1 \
> 	://server/share
> username2	-fstype=smbfs,credentials=/etc/samba/cred2,uid=username2 \
> 	://server/share
> ...

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