How to create a password file in CentOS
Posted on 2011-03-02
Can someone please tell me how I can create a password file in CentOS?
Heres a little history of the issue. My domain has a minimum password length of 14 characters with complexity. I am trying to create a cifs share in CentOS that will map a CentOS directory to a Windows share. For some reason, when I try to mount the windows share, it says that the Password is too long and does not allow me to create the mount because it does not authenticate the user. I have heard in other articles that there is a way to overcome this by creating a password file and referencing that file in the mount command on CentOS. Any suggestions? I would like to see the commands on how to create the password file and what should be included in the mount command to finally mount the windows share.