[Samba] Problem mounting with credentials file
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Sat Oct 28 00:43:04 GMT 2006
Am Samstag, 28. Oktober 2006 02:14 schrieb Jonathan Duncan:
> On Sat, 28 Oct 2006, Guenter Kukkukk wrote:
> >> locate and find both turned up nothing.
> >> Apparently I do not have mount.cifs on my filesystem. That does not
> >> make sense to me. CIFS works when I specify a username and password
> >> directly but not when I use the credentials option. It would seem that
> >> CIFS is installed.
> >> Regards,
> >> Jonathan
> > Hi Jonathan,
> > you _need_ mount.cifs when using a credentials file!
> > mount.cifs reads and parses the credentials file - the cifs kernel module
> > does _not_!
> Thank you. This is probably dependant on my distribution, but how do I
> get that file? Is it usually installed with samba? Do I just create it?
The mount.cifs helper stuff is part of samba.
The binary is usually installed as /sbin/mount.cifs
Hmm - should also send this to the list - done...
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