SAMBA digest 2557 (space in sharename)

Deryk Robosson deryk at
Thu Jun 15 08:17:21 GMT 2000

Heiko Nardmann wrote:

>I'm trying to mount a share from an NT machine which has an
>space inside, i.e doing something like that:
>mount -t smbfs -o username=nardmann,password=xxx "//machine/for internal
>use" internal_use
>I always get the message
>Could not resolve mount point internal
>How do I mount such shares with whitespace inside the share name?

Try escaping the spaces,

i.e. smbclient //machine/for\ internal \use


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