[Samba] Re: Wrong perms on new files/dirs using smbmount

Chris Smith smb23 at realcomputerguy.com
Thu Feb 14 23:58:20 GMT 2008

On Thursday 14 February 2008, Michael Lueck wrote:
> Aaahhh, so smbclient from the Samba developers is hard coded to not
> use current smb protocol code? Confusing!

Smbclient is new to the conversation, which until now has been about 
smbmount which

> So "mount -t cifs" would be the most correct way to make a
> connection?

It is considered the best way under the vast majority of circumstances 
to mount an smb share. Smbclient is a way to connect (not mount) to an 
smb share in an ftp client like fashion. Both are different and neither 
are using smbmount, which is properly used by "mount -t smbfs", 
although deprecated and not recommended.


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