[Samba] smbmount

Ow Mun Heng ow.mun.heng at wdc.com
Tue Oct 28 01:27:20 GMT 2003

>>I try to understand how works SMBMOUNT, by reading the man page. Could
>>you please send me an exemple, to help me to understand ?

Here's the output from smbmount

Usage: mount.smbfs service mountpoint [-o options,...]
Version 2.2.7-security-rollup-fix

      username=<arg>                  SMB username
      password=<arg>                  SMB password
      credentials=<filename>          file with username/password
      netbiosname=<arg>               source NetBIOS name
      uid=<arg>                       mount uid or username
      gid=<arg>                       mount gid or groupname
      port=<arg>                      remote SMB port number
      fmask=<arg>                     file umask
      dmask=<arg>                     directory umask
      debug=<arg>                     debug level
      ip=<arg>                        destination host or IP address
      workgroup=<arg>                 workgroup on destination
      sockopt=<arg>                   TCP socket options
      scope=<arg>                     NetBIOS scope
      iocharset=<arg>                 Linux charset (iso8859-1, utf8)
      codepage=<arg>                  server codepage (cp850)
      ttl=<arg>                       dircache time to live
      guest                           don't prompt for a password
      ro                              mount read-only
      rw                              mount read-write

This command is designed to be run from within /bin/mount by giving
the option '-t smbfs'. For example:
  mount -t smbfs -o username=tridge,password=foobar //fjall/test /data/test

The last line should be what you're looking for.

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