[CentOS] Mounting cifs shares by non-root users on CentOS 4.6

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 4 11:58:31 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 04 June 2008 12:42:18 James Pearson wrote:
> I'm trying to set up mounting of a Windows share for non-root users via
> /etc/fstab on a CentOS 4.6 box - I've followed the instructions at:
> <http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/WindowsShares>
> Using something like the /etc/fstab example given in the wiki page
> (with, of course, using a valid share, username and password for my set
> up):
> //winbox/getme /mnt/win cifs
> user,uid=500,rw,suid,username=sushi,password=yummy 0 0
> When as a non-root user I do:
> % mount /mnt/win
> mount error 1 = Operation not permitted
> Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g.man mount.cifs)
> Running mount as root works fine, but I can not get it to work for
> non-root users.
> Any ideas?
I never got it to work, but now I mount in fstab, which is problem-free.


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