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smbumount - smbfs umount for normal users
With this program, normal users can unmount smb-filesystems, provided that it is suid
root. smbumount has been written to give normal Linux users more control over their
resources. It is safe to install this program suid root, because only the user who has
mounted a filesystem is allowed to unmount it again. For root it is not necessary to use
smbumount. The normal umount program works perfectly well, but it would certainly be prob-
lematic to make umount setuid root.
The directory to unmount.
Volker Lendecke, Andrew Tridgell, Michael H. Warfield and others.
The current maintainer of smbfs and the userspace tools smbmount, smbumount, and smbmnt is
Urban Widmark <URL:mailto:email@example.com>. The SAMBA Mailing list
<URL:mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> is the preferred place to ask questions regarding these pro-
The conversion of this manpage for Samba 2.2 was performed by Gerald Carter
19 November 2002 SMBUMOUNT(8)
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