[Samba] How to stop mount.cifs remembering password

Andy Gibbs andyg1001 at hotmail.co.uk
Tue Apr 13 00:26:59 MDT 2010

"Jeff Layton" <jlayton at samba.org> wrote in message 
news:20100412124342.45b8239f at corrin.poochiereds.net...
> The Linux cifs client aggressively shares connections to the server,
> and isn't very careful about making sure that the mount options for new
> mounts are considered when matching existing connections to the server.
> This is a kernel bug, but not one that's trivial to fix. It's also
> another good reason why it's not prudent to allow unprivileged users to
> mount shares not listed in /etc/fstab.
> You'll probably get more response from these sorts of questions on the
> linux-cifs-client at samba.org mailing list. Fixing this will likely mean
> significant design changes in how CIFS deals with connections to the
> server.

This is very interesting, thank you!

Oops, sorry, I missed the linux-cifs-client mailing list: it seems this is 
not mirrored on news.gmane.org.  But I will try that one first next time.


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