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Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu Feb 17 21:42:53 GMT 2005

I might suggest (since we're still aiming on standardizing this) that the
SMB URI format be considered as a way to specify shares in mount.cifs.  
The syntax does support NTDomain names, etc.

Chris -)-----

On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 03:12:45PM -0600, Steven French wrote:
> > So the question is simple: how can I use cifs.mount with
> > usernames of the form DOMAIN\USERNAME
> As long as we are certain that there is no valid username which contains a
> backslash (which is a pretty safe bet), this would only require minor
> modfication to parse for.   We already assume that usernames do not contain
> a comma or percent character (mount.cifs looks for % in username already,
> so adding a check for \ in the username would be easy enough).
> Just need a quick test though - would Samba ever accept/allow a username
> with a backslash in it (I doubt it - but it is worth double checking to
> make sure there are no sideeffects to assuming this is a domain vs. user
> sep).
> Steve French
> Senior Software Engineer
> Linux Technology Center - IBM Austin
> phone: 512-838-2294
> email: sfrench at-sign us dot ibm dot com

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