[Samba] getting ERROR: failed to setup guest info. But I cannot setup a guest account due to security policies

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 12 11:02:27 MST 2013

On 12/11/13 17:52, Jon West wrote:
> Sorry by "Linux Users" I meant the literal definition, i.e. people 
> using linux, not people with accounts on my RHEL machines,
They are called domain users
> our users all have windows domain accounts as well.
these are also domain users
> What I want is for someone to be able to login to a RHEL machine with 
> AD credentials then mount (type cifs) a windows share (that resides on 
> a native windows fileserver) without having to type in their windows 
> username and password at every time of mounting (ie mount -t cifs 
> //server/share username=ADname /Locallinuxdir) is that possible?
Yes, Autofs, Steves your man for this.


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