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Re: [SLE] Solution: Mounting Windows shares from SuSE 9.1 Pro
  • From: Ken Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 12:27:44 -0400
  • Message-id: <1085761663.16793.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 12:08, Mike Coan wrote:
<snip>
> using the Network browsing icon on the desktop would fail as many people have
> reported.
>
> smb://192.168.1.1/SHARENAME
>
> did work and did allow me to access the files on SHARENAME.
>
> ThE command smbclient -L WINSERVER
>
> would list all the shares on WINSERVER.
>
> Numerous incantations of smbmount and mount -t smbfs all failed however. i
> was receiving error messages that
>
> "SMB signing is mandatory and we have disabled it"
>
> Googling on SMB signing led me to info that CIFS is included in the 2.6 kernel
> and can be used to access Windows shares.
>
> I now use the following command to mount Windows shares
>
> mount -t cifs -o user=LINUXUSER,domain=DOMAINNAME,uid=1500,gid=200,rw
> //192.168.1.1/SHARENAME /home/LINUXUSER/mnt/WinServer/SHARENAME
>
> the command is all on one line.

Or you can use smbfs to mount the shares at boot time with entries in
/etc/samba/smbfs like:

//server/share /media/<mount point>
username=xxxx%xxxx,uid=<username>,gid=<group name>

all on one line.

--
Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)



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