[Samba] Installing smbmnt setuid root

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Fri Feb 1 11:32:05 GMT 2002

On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Steven White wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am not able to mount a windows network drive using /etc/fstab because my 
> smbmnt is not installed "setuid root" (apparently). I am running SuSE 7.3. 
> Might you be able to point me in the direction of some helpful information?

chown root:root /usr/bin/smbmnt
chmod u+s /usr/bin/smbmnt

Adjust the path as necessary.

Note that this will allow anyone on your machine to mount smbfs on any
directory they own.


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