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Old 09-01-2009
mount -t cifs permission denied by mount -t smbfs works fine

I am having trouble mounting with cifs, but mounting the exact same command with smbfs works fine. The share is on another samba server and is set to full public guest access.
Code:
# mount -t cifs //servername/sharename /mnt/temp -o password="" 
mount error 13 = Permission denied Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g.man mount.cifs)   ==> /var/log/messages


Last edited by jim mcnamara; 09-01-2009 at 04:03 PM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 09-01-2009
Try this syntax:
Code:
cifsmount //sharename/directory  /mnt/temp -P "password"

Are passwords set up? Check this file - default location:
Code:
var/opt/cifsclient/cifsclient.udb

# 3  
Old 09-07-2009
there is no cifsmount command.
# 4  
Old 09-07-2009
cifs is separate from smb even though it uses the smb protocol. It normally requires a password.

Do you cifs installed? what OS are you on?

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