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sreecanthr
November 25th, 2011, 11:55 AM
Dear all,
I am having a hard time figuring out an issue while trying to mount a windows share in Ubuntu 10.04.

Issue:
The problem is I am not able to mount a windows share using a serverLocalUser present in the windows-server. But I am able to use smbclient to access that same share using that same serverLocalUser. I am also able to mount the same share using a domain user who also has permission for that folder.


sudo mount.cifs //192.168.5.61/Share /mnt/share/ -o username=serverLocalUser,password=passcode
mount error(13): Permission denied
Refer to the mount.cifs(8 ) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

Troubleshooting done:
The following works:

smbclient //192.168.5.61/Share -U localServerUser
sudo mount.cifs //192.168.5.61/Share /mnt/share/ -o username=domainUser,password=passcode
Mounting using the localServerUser using nautilus (which uses smbclient internally)


The following does not works:

sudo mount.cifs //192.168.5.61/Share /mnt/share/ -o username=serverLocalUser,password=passcode,domain= WORKGROUP
sudo mount.cifs //192.168.5.61/Share /mnt/share/ -o username=192.168.5.61\serverLocalUser,password=pas scode


Thanks in advance for your help.

Regards,
Sree