[Samba] Mapping/mount smb file systems without using password

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jun 19 08:13:15 GMT 2003

On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 17:05, Brett Hales wrote:
> I have been working on getting a Linux workstation to authenticate
> against a W2K ADS. I have this working successfully using
> WinBind/PAM/Samba.
> I would now like to go one step further and mount/map the Windows
> network drives for the logged in client.
> I have looked at the man page for smbclient, is it possible to pass
> through the winbind password that was used for gdm authentication
> through to mount.smb so the user does not have to type the password more
> than once?

See 'pam_mount'.  That's the way it's meant to work, but I suspect there
are still bugs in the process - I think we need to do some work on it.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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