[Reply from Jostein forwarded with permission].
On 4/14/06, Alex Zbyslaw <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Jostein Kjønigsen wrote: >Hi! > >I got a question regarding samba automounting in FreeBSD. I'm running >FreeBSD 6.0 and have Samba3 installed. > >Manual mounting works fine, but I do need to enter a password. This is >regardless if its a specific mount or mounting a /etc/fstab entry. > >As far as I've understood things, to get automounting working properly >(w/o the password request) I need to enter a few entris in >/etc/nsmb.conf. And so I've done. > >If I use lowercase letters for the[COMPUTERNAME] and >[COMPUTERNAME:USERNAME] section, it just gets ignored. > >If I use all uppercase, I get "syserror: connection reset by peer". > >I've tried a few combinations of various /etc/fstab capitalization and >/etc/nsmb.conf capitalizations, but to no avail. Either i get >"connection reset by peer", or I get a request for the password. > > Here's a working nsmb.conf, with names etc. suitably obfuscated. You need to use upper case, because windows seems to need it. Make sure that Windows actually exports your share - I can't help with that as I know next to nothing about it - the Windows techie does it :-) In this example, the addr= makes the connection actually happen to an alternative name for the server, which happens to be on a Gbit, rather than Mbit LAN. I don't believe it's required, but you could use the proper DNS name for the windows server here - it might help. I think you probably need that name to appear in /etc/hosts just in case DNS is unavailable when the machine reboots, if you do want to auto-mount. [SERVER01] addr=server01-alt [SERVER01:USER.NAME] password=thepassword [SERVER01:OTHERUSER.NAME] password=theotherpassword [SERVER02] addr=server02-alt [SERVER02:OTHERUSER.NAME] password=theotherpassword And fstab has e.g. //[EMAIL PROTECTED]/thesharename /mount-point smbfs rw 0 0 //otheruser.name/othershare /other-mount-point smbfs rw 0 0 and mount /mount-point or mount /other-mount-point works without password prompting. hth, --Alex
Hey Alex! Seems like using lowercase names in /etc/fstab and capitalized names in /etc/nsmb.conf worked fine as long as I ommitted the machineaccount with the add= section. Thanks for the help. I really appreciate the work you guys do and the support for FreeBSD have always impressed me more than the actual OS itself. Happy easter! -- Jostein @ gmail.com When the going gets tough, the tough gets duct-tape. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"