[Samba] Samba and automount?

Bjørn Tore Sund bjorn.sund at it.uib.no
Sat Dec 9 17:58:06 GMT 2006

I tried pam_mount but have had several issues; primarily with getting 
rid of the mount later.  pam_cifs is simpler, easier and better for cifs 
- http://sourceforge.net/projects/pam-cifs.  Combined with pam_mkhomedir 
you should be getting very close.  I'm using pam_cifs on a network with 
(currently) 400 linux clients, mounting home directories directly from a 
Samba share.


Jiří Červenka wrote:
> I´ll try both suggestion. Now I´m testing solution using pam_mount.
> I´m gonna use this setup in computer classroom on 17 computers where 
> users change very often.
> I´m not sure which solution would be more suitable for me.
> Thanks for reply
> Jiri
> Cybionet napsal(a):
>> Greeting Jiří,
>> Not sure but can you just use DFS or make a mount point on your samba 
>> server with the W3k share and use this repository to stock all your 
>> home directory. Then you don't have to automatically mount individual 
>> directory. Pretty sure that will work. Or maybe someone have a better 
>> idea!?.
>> Robert
>>> Hello,
>>> I´d like to ask someone if there is a way how to use samba and 
>>> winbind to automaticaly mount users homedirs that is on w2k3 server 
>>> share?
>>> Thanks.
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