How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD
box using windows usernameandpassword?
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Mon Dec 29 11:39:48 PST 2003
On Monday 29 December 2003 01:31 pm, Joachim Dagerot wrote:
> | On Dec 29, 2003, at 10:58 AM, Joachim Dagerot wrote:
> | > I know this question has been touched earlier this year, but no
> | > came up at that point. So basically, has anyone been able to
> mount a
> | > windows share from a script in freeBSD? If yes, how did you do?
> | I have done it in Mac OS X so the procedure should be similar: you
> | to use .nmbrc to store your authentication details, but it should
> | work."
> | man nsmbrc for more specifics.
> My system keeps telling me that theres no such entry. However I found
> an example under /usr/share/examples/smbfs nad copied/renamed it to
> I edited the file and changed all values to reflect my system. Then I
> mount_smbfs //username at servername/sharename /mountpoint
> and still it asks for a password.
> Any advice is welcome.
You're missing the -N option. See man mount_smbfs.
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