Implementing SAMBA w/ Automounter

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Sep 23 15:40:50 GMT 1997

On Tue, 23 Sep 1997, Jeff Newton wrote:

> I checked the archives and automounter is only mentioned for home dirs.
> Our organization would like to implement SAMBA but we have over 150
> mount points.  Is there a way we can use automounter maps with
> Having to edit smb.conf each time we add/remove a mount point would be quite
> annoying and time consuming.

write a perl or awk script which generates a smb.conf.amd file, and have
include = smb.conf.amd in your main smb.conf file.

yes, i would like to see automounter map support in samba, amongst other 


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