[Samba] Smbmount question

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Tue Jun 25 18:51:02 GMT 2002

Have you looked at man smbmount and studied the gid and uid options?


On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 08:36:24PM -0400, James W. Beauchamp wrote:
> Hi all:
> My situation is as follows:
> RH 7.3 Linux box with Samba 2.2.4 installed from RPM.  One windows 2k pro
> box.  both on same subnet.  I have a directory on the win2k box that I want
> to make available through Samba via smbmount.  The problem comes when I
> actually do the mount.  Mounting the win2k share on the Samba server changes
> the group ownership and the file permissions.  It sets them to root.root
> when they were root.users before.  I tried creating a low level username on
> the win2k box and passing that username and password on the command line via
> smbmount but to no avail.  Has anyone seen this problem before and/or know
> what I'm doing wrong.  And yes I know it would be easier to just move the
> share to the Linux box, but I'm almost out of local disk space and I can't
> add anymore right now... :(
> James
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