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Re: How to mount a SAMBA directory at boot with FC8?



On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 12:24 -0500, Arch Willingham wrote:
> I have read a bunch of stuff on how to do this but the exact steps are
> unclear. Some articles say to use the "mount -t smbfs -o
> username=username //winclient/blahblah /mnt/winclient-blahblah", some
> say to use "smbmount" and some say not to use cifs (mount -t cifs -o
> username=netuser,password=hiddenword //windowsmachine/origin /home/username/destination). Which one is the best?
> 
> 
> Then there is the while issue of the fstab thing.
> 
> What I want to do is mount a directory on a windows machine at boot
> time (I.E> when the Linux machine boots). I want all users to be able
> to have the local directory \images be re-routed to a directory on a
> windows machine. I see some of the commands but each has the mount
> command that shows the password to get to the windows machine. Is
> there any way to get the password from a file so that all users of the
> Linux machine can't see the password?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Arch
> 
> 
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if I am not mistaken you want to use the credentials=filename param in
your mount command Take a look here
http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-189712.html for more info.
Hope it helps.

Don


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