[Samba] how to make ms xp save login credentials

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 05:28:49 MDT 2010

Add the following to the command


You can type "net /?" to get the possible options.  You can also use 
windows explorer to map drives.

If the XP machine is joined to a domain you shouldn't need to enter a 
user name and password.

On 06/18/2010 03:41 AM, Jelle de Jong wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I use the bellow command to connect my samba share and system shares
> to windows xp desktop machines:
> net use o: \\samba-server\<share>  /user:<username>  <passwd>
> net use o: \\<nebiosname>\E$ /user:<username>  <passwd>
> This works fine until the system is restarted and it will ask for the
> username and passwords again.
> How can I make Microsoft Windows XP remember the login credentials of
> it shares?
> Is there some extra option in the net command I should use?
> Thanks in advance,
> With kind regards,
> Jelle de Jong

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