[Samba] Syntax to mount.cifs the $Home share?

Michael Lueck mlueck at lueckdatasystems.com
Wed Jan 13 20:28:53 MST 2010

Michael Lueck wrote:
> The man page for mount.cifs does not appear to indicate the correct 
> syntax to use in order to mound the $Home share to a directory on the 
> local Linux workstation.
> I would like to mount it to somewhere besides /home/userid, so perhaps 
> following the standards I set, /mnt/servername/userid
> Suggestions appreciated. Thanks!

Solved this question myself.

Answer is, the share name is the same as the UID in question. No trailing $ on the UID eihter.

So for an ID of FOO, simply mount.cifs to //server/foo and that works as desired.


Michael Lueck
Lueck Data Systems

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