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RED HAT 8.0 smbclient & smbmount (couldn't mount)

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Dear Professional,

i have tried to mount the shares which is on windows2000 server with the name "smh" and the server name is "WS10". I have used a command

smbmount //ws10/smh /software/smhsmb

then it asked for the password. i have used the root password, windows administrator password and have checked the permission of the share. everything is ok. I also used empty password but couldn't mount the share

Windows 2000 machine running on WORKGROUP . do i need to run the linux in WORKGROUP? from where i can make the REDHAT linux configure to run in workgroup

regards
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by:Nicalya
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Personally to mount windows shares, I always use LinNeighborhood (http://www.bnro.de/~schmidjo/), sure it doesn't look that good (they really should convert it to gtk2).

It is able to browse your entire network, and you can mount shares with specific workgroup/domain users.  Once mounted you can even export those mounted shares to scripts you can afterwards run from bash.

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by:nepk
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ok but i wanted to do with samba
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from which file can we change the domain or workgroup name
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by:owensleftfoot
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What does smbclient -L //ws10 give? I s the share on w2k available to EVERYONE?
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ramazanyich earned 200 total points
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try following command:
smbmount //ws10/smh /software/smhsmb -o username=administrator workgroup=WORKGROUP
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try this

mount -t smbfs -o username=thenameondestinationbox,password=passwordondestinationbox //ws10/smh /software/smhsmb

I have found that somtimes if smbmount doesn't work, mount -t smbfs does. make sure u use the name and pass of the destination computer.
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by:Nicalya
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>  ok but i wanted to do with samba

LinNeighborhood is nothing more than a (handy) GUI for samba, that's all.

If you aren't familiar with smbclient-fiddling from command line (like me), the "export mount" really comes in handy, it simply creates a bash file you can later on use manually.
(that's why I mention it :) )
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by:nepk
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Dear freind sorry for the late reply. I was busy in some other stuff. I am going toaccept the reply from  "ramazanyich" and "ransoneb". both of you came with the corret reply. is tehre anyway to split the point and assign 50/50 between you.

please reply

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one more question how do i close my open question. sometime I don't get the proper answer
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