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Date:      Mon, 29 Dec 2003 13:40:27 -0600
From:      "Andrew L. Gould" <algould@datawok.com>
To:        Joachim Dagerot <freebsd@dagerot.nu>, 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:  <200312291340.27749.algould@datawok.com>
In-Reply-To: <200312291931.hBTJV7402283@thunder.trej.net>
References:  <200312291931.hBTJV7402283@thunder.trej.net>

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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
>
> 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.

You're missing the -N option.  See man mount_smbfs.

Andrew Gould



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