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Date:      Mon, 29 Dec 2003 20:31:06 +0100
From:      Joachim Dagerot <freebsd@dagerot.nu>
To:        paul beard <paulbeard@mac.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD box using windows usernameandpassword?
Message-ID:  <200312291931.hBTJV7402283@thunder.trej.net>
In-Reply-To: <19E896F5-3A32-11D8-98AE-000A95BBCCF8@mac.com>

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 | 
 | On Dec 29, 2003, at 10:58 AM, Joachim Dagerot wrote:
 | 
 | > I know this question has been touched earlier this year, but no
answer
 | > 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
need 
 | to use .nmbrc to store your authentication details, but it should
"just 
 | 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
/root/

I edited the file and changed all values to reflect my system. Then I
tried
mount_smbfs //username@servername/sharename /mountpoint

and still it asks for a password.

Any advice is welcome. 



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