[CentOS] Howto enter a password to mount windows share in Places

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Sat Sep 18 12:05:04 EDT 2010

Denis wrote:
> Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Denis<Denis.Becker at mnsu.edu>  wrote:
>>> Hi - using gnome I am trying to use Places ->  Connect to Server to
>>> mount a windows share. I can do:
>>> smbclient //disk.site.edu/uname$ -U uname%passwd
>>> but have not been able to transfer that infomation into the GUI that
> the next person to have be able to access. I guess I am looking for
> something that would function like NIS. I guess an option is to run NIS
> and then a person can have the some of this customized for the user.

Um, you want some security for their mounts, then you want to run NIS?
That's long been known as very insecure, back from when the 'Net was a
much kinder place. I hate to say LDAP, but....


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