Hi, Have you tried doing: mount_smbfs -U [EMAIL PROTECTED] -I saints //server/username$ /mnt/carroll/xdrive
At my university I have to use the -U parameter to access the server, I don't know why but it works when I do... Also I have to add the -W flag to set the correct workgroup. Andrew ----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul Querna" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2003 7:57 PM Subject: SMBFS - Usernames with @ > I am trying to mount a share with a Username with a @ in it. > > The man pages all say that you use the following form: > //[EMAIL PROTECTED]/share > > My School only has documentation for Windows on setting up the Network Shares. In all > the windows docs they always use the form [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- ie [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > My Attempts: > mount_smbfs -I saints //[EMAIL PROTECTED]@server/username$ /mnt/carroll/xdrive > Gives: > mount_smbfs: server name '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' too long > > I tried it without the @carroll.edu, in the hope it might work... > mount_smbfs -I saints //[EMAIL PROTECTED]/username$ /mnt/carroll/xdrive > Password: > mount_smbfs: unable to open connection: syserr = Authentication error > > It Prompts for my password, and then fails, because its the wrong user. > > I also tried adding quotes around the username, escaping(\) the @, but nothing seemed to > work. > > I looked around google for abit, but it doesn't seem to even use symbols when i search for > somthing, so i couldn't find jack about this via my normal euphoric rescue on google. > > Any ideas before i get the source code out and hardcode some stuff? > > -chip > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"