mount a smb filesystem

HOLLOW, CHRISTOPHER christopher.hollow at
Fri Feb 6 13:58:29 PST 2004


//servername/sharename /mountdirectory smbfs 
username=windowsuserename,password=windowspassword 0 0


Christopher Hollow

Darryl Hoar wrote:

>If you put a line like:
>//guest at myserver/misc       /test      smbfs     ro,noauto     0     0
>in /etc/fstab, is there a way to specify the pasword so that when you
>mount the filesystem, it doesn't prompt for the password ?
>I see that mount_smbfs uses .nsmbrc, but that has no effect when
>you use fstab.
>any help greatly appreciated.
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Christopher Hollow - Technical Consultant
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