[Samba] Mount share in Ubuntu

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sun Dec 4 08:55:51 UTC 2016

Am 04.12.2016 um 03:41 schrieb Henry via samba:
> I have a samba server with three shares.
> I would like to permanently mount one of these shares in a Ubuntu
> server. I have read the following guide:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently#Mount_password_protected_network_folders
> This guide states that I need to amend fstab and then use "mount -a"
> I have included the following in fstab:
> //aphrodite/Personal /mnt/samba_personal cifs
> username=henry,password=":)",iocharset=utf8  0  0
> When I try to mount this share I get:
> root at pve:~# mount -a
> mount error(13): Permission denied
> Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)
> I know the username & password are correct so am unsure of what the
> problem may be

special chars in the password?

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