Fwd: [LeapList] Automating SAMBA share mounting

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sun Nov 5 04:00:34 GMT 2000

I belive this is what you are looking for...


(I don't know if it works but it appears to do what you want).

Andrew Bartlett

Adolfo Santiago wrote:
> I have a Linux server running SAMBA with a few shares.  When I used
> Windows machines, I had them set up so they would automatically connect
> to the server and mount those shares.  This included providing the
> necessary passwords, etc.
> I want to duplicate this functionality for my Linux workstations.  I want
> them to automatically connect to the SAMBA server and mount a set of
> shares specific for the user logging on.  I want to do this without
> eliminating the requirement to enter passwords.  I also want to do it so
> the user logging on doesn't have to provide more than the single password
> to get into the KDE desktop.
> I've looked in the O'Reilly SAMBA book, plus a couple others that I have
> and all they seem to address is Windows workstations connecting to a
> Linux SAMBA server.  I want Linux-to-Linux.
> Has anyone done this?  How do you automate the mounting, while keeping
> the security settings?  Is this even possible with Linux workstations?
> Any pointers welcome!
> Thanks.

Andrew Bartlett
abartlet at pcug.org.au

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