[Samba] mount and user

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Mon Aug 12 08:04:01 GMT 2002

On Sat, 10 Aug 2002, Void Optimus Primal wrote:

> My users need mount some units in windows 98, but I'don't want they
> login with root to do it. Anybody known a config to simple user mount
> the smbfs
> I modify fstab and permissions but the error is same:
> only root can mount units

smbmnt must be setuid root to allow non-root mounts.
(man smbmnt, man chmod)

The 'user' setting in fstab does not really work that well for smbmount.
Your users may have to run smbmount directly instead.


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