[Samba] mount.cifs and sec=krb5

simo idra at samba.org
Fri May 4 21:07:55 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 15:17 -0500, Ben Vaughan wrote:
> Hello fellow Samba folks,
> I am attempting to mount a cifs share on a RHEL 5 box using  
> mount.cifs.  The server is another RHEL 5 box.  Both boxes are joined  
> to the same Kerberos realm (AD).
> I kinit to get my Kerberos tickets.
> This is the mount command I'm using:
> mount.cifs  //rhel5.server.iastate.edu/benvon ./mnt -o  
> user=benvon,sec=krb5


> Does anyone have any advice?  I can produce as much logging as may be  
> needed.

Ben, the kernel module do not yet support kerberos, that's the problem.

> If this isn't the proper place to be asking questions about  
> mount.cifs, please redirect me.

mount.cifs is fine, it is the kernel module that is still not complete
(wrt kerberos), you may ask info on the cifs module to
linux-cifs-client at lists.samba.org


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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