Re: [Samba] Public share ask for a password
- Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:09:19 +0100
- From: "c.buhtz--- via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Public share ask for a password
Not only reading but understanding the manpages would help. ;)
On 2017-03-21 13:47 "c.buhtz--- via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> This is the relevant line in the /etc/fstab
> //SPARKY/Public /mnt/Sparky/Public cifs rw,noauto,user 0 0
See the explanation of "password" in the manpage of "mount.cifs".
mount.cifs will always ask for a password (if it is not given implicit
with environment variable or credential file) also when guest users are
allowed on the samba share.
This means you have to add "password=" to the fstab line. Then it works
I can not see a technical or design reason about this behaviour.
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