RE: SMBMOUNT, Could not resolve mount point

From: Matthieu Giorgini (Matthieu.Giorgini@unilever.com)
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 10:38:09 EST


Thanks for your prompt response.
I've already do this command, and I receive the same error message :"coult not
resolve /data/test" (if I use the mount point /data/test).
It's exactly the same with SMBMOUNT.

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Wächtler [mailto:pwaechtler@loewe-komp.de]
Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2001 4:07 PM
To: Matthieu Giorgini; Linux-net
Subject: Re: SMBMOUNT, Could not resolve mount point

Am Mittwoch, 7. Februar 2001 15:52 schrieb Matthieu Giorgini:
> Hello,
>
> I've installed a SAMBA server on my Linux wks.
> It works well, and I can use SMBCLIENT to connect to another wks.
> I'm in a domain, under NT4, SP5.
>
> When I use SMBMOUNT username=my_NT_username,password=my_NT_pwd
> file://hostname/share /data/test, it says "could not resolve mount point".
>
> Sorry in advance if that's a stupid question, but I'm a beginner.
>

Depending on your versions you should use:

mount -t smbfs -ousername=USER,password=PWD //HOSTNAME/SHARE /LOCAL_MNTPNT

and not an URL syntax like file://...

Usage: mount.smbfs service mountpoint [-o options,...]
Version 2.0.7
 
Options:
      username=<arg> SMB username
      password=<arg> SMB password
      netbiosname=<arg> source NetBIOS name
      uid=<arg> mount uid or username
      gid=<arg> mount gid or groupname
      port=<arg> remote SMB port number
      fmask=<arg> file umask
      dmask=<arg> directory umask
      debug=<arg> debug level
      ip=<arg> destination host or IP address
      workgroup=<arg> workgroup on destination
      sockopt=<arg> TCP socket options
      scope=<arg> NetBIOS scope
      guest don't prompt for a password
      ro mount read-only
      rw mount read-write
 
This command is designed to be run from within /bin/mount by giving
the option '-t smbfs'. For example:
  mount -t smbfs -o username=tridge,password=foobar //fjall/test /data/test

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