[Samba] Samba and automount?

Jiří Červenka cervenka at sps-pi.cz
Mon Dec 11 16:12:20 GMT 2006

thanks for reply.
Could you post example of your pam_cifs configuration. Are your homedirs 
on w2k3 or w2k server?
Is it possible to use pam_cifs with winbind? Pam_cifs has pam_ldap in 
I use pam_winbind for authetization.


Bjørn Tore Sund napsal(a):
> 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.
> -BT
> 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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