[CentOS] Problem mounting CIFS shares with credential file afterSAMBA update
José María Terry Jiménez
jtj at tssystems.net
Sun Nov 1 14:16:16 UTC 2009
I've just solved this (because i remembered what happened last time)
The problem is that the credentials file must be being parsed
incorrectly and any char after the password is passed as part of
password (don't know if you understand me because my poor english).
What i did is editing the .credentials file with an hex editor and
deleting everything after the last character in the password.
I've used ghex (yum install ghex) (ghex2 /path/to/.credentials)
You'll find anything before the last password character (in my case was
0A (represented as a dot (.) ) in the ascii panel. Then goto the Ascii
view (the right) and delete that dot, the (0A in hex becomes 0).
That worked for me and this is being mounted on reboot without problems.
Tell here if this worked for you.
Samuel Contesse escribió:
> I've the same problem on RHEL 5.4 after samba update. I almost tried
> everything but I had to switch to -username=...,-password=... to get
> CIFS mount point to work. I opened a case which has been closed
> because a second system also running on RHEL 5.4 works with this update.
> Hope they will fix this issue...
> On 1 nov. 2009, at 12:38, José María Terry Jiménez
> <jtj at tssystems.net> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> This morning i updated my CentOS (5.4) and that included:
>> I have several mounts if fstab using a .credentials file that worked
>> until i rebooted with this updates.
>> I remember time ago was an issue with the format of credentials file
>> (something about a LF at the end or something else)
>> I've checked the file, added spaces between "=", added a line at the
>> end, between username and passwd... but it doesn't work, i always
>> get an
>> error like (when i do mount -a):
>> mount error 13 = Permission denied
>> Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g.man mount.cifs)
>> (this is repeated for every CIFS share mounted in fstab)
>> If i mount it "by hand" it works fine:
>> # mount -tcifs -ousername=xxxx //192.168.0.100/xxxxx /media/xxxxx
>> And then, if i do a mount -a then works! (until i reboot, of course)
>> # mount -a
>> Do anyone knows what is happening?
>> Jose Maria
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