8 Ways To Mount SMBfs (SAMBA FILE SYSTEM) In Linux.

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8 Ways To Mount SMBfs (SAMBA FILE SYSTEM) In Linux.

How to Mount smbfs (SAMBA file system) permanently in Linux.In this post I am going to give some examples how to do SMB (Server Message Block) mounts.


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  • Submitted By - Surendra Anne

  • Submitted on - 2013-09-17 13:19:29


Example :
#smbclient –L –U root
Type2 : Mounting SMB share on local folder by using smbmount command
#smbmount //ipadd/sharename /mountpoint –o username=userid,workgroup=workgroupname
Example :
#smbmount // /mnt –o username=steev,workgroup=test
Type3 : Mounting SMB share by using mount command
#mount –t smbfs ipadd:/sharename /mountpoint –o username=userid,workgroup=workgroupname
#mount –t smbfs //ipadd/sharename /mountpoint –o username=userid,workgroup=workgroupname
Example :
#mount –t smbfs /mnt –o username=surendra,workgroup=test
Type4 : Mounting CIFS (Common Internet File System) is nothing but a advanced SMB file system implementation which support RAP (Remote Access Protocol)
#mount –t cifs ipadd:/sharename /mountpoint –o username=userid,workgroup=workgroupname    More detail...

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