NFS mountpoint monitoring

Hello,
I have a RHEL 5.4 with NFS mounts of a bunch of Windows shares using the mount.cifs command.  I have two questions:

1. I would like to have the mount re-mount after a Windows share goes away and comes back online.

2. Monitor failed/successful mount of the remote Windows share via messages file (some sort of auditing?)

Any guidance on how to achieve these objectives would be helpful.

Regards,
Chris
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serialbandCommented:
Here's a description on how to automount the share.

http://www.howtoforge.com/accessing_windows_or_samba_shares_using_autofs

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gheistCommented:
PS actual windows clients disconnect sessions after some time thus autofs would be just mimicking them...
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