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# 1  
Old 08-28-2008
Help mounting Windows share in UNIX

We recently upgraded one of our engineering servers, and now the lone UNIX box that houses older CAD files can not connect to it. I have tried every variation of mount I can find, but to no avail. Help is appreciated. Here are the specs:

Server: Windows 2003 x64 with Unix Services for Windows loaded; server uses same IP as old server, and alias to old server name created (both reply to ping request on UNIX box)

Client: Integraph TD-30 running SunOS 5.5.1 (System V Release 4).

The original command before the change:
mount -f nfs wrengcad1:d/wr6105 /.wr6105

Commands tried:
Code:
mount -F nfs 172.30.3.71:/wr6105 /.wr6105
mount -F nfs 172.30.3.71:e/Data_Shares/wr6105 /.wr6105
mount -F nfs wrengcad1:e/Data_Shares/wr6105 /.wr6105
mount 172.30.3.71:/wr6105 /.wr6105
mount nfs://172.30.3.71/wr6105 /.wr6105
mount 172.30.3.71:E:Data_Shares:wr6105 /.wr6105

Most common return on these is path not found.
# 2  
Old 08-28-2008
Help mounting Windows share in UNIX

Try to mount using fstype cifs or smbfs.

mount -t cifs //windows/shared/dir -o username=ur_username,password=ur_win_passwd /Unix/dir
# 3  
Old 08-28-2008
I did, but cifs, smbfs, or -t are not recognized as valid commands. Here is what I can use:
Code:
mount [-v | -p]
mount [-F FSType] [-V] [current_options] [-o specific_options] {special | mount_point}
mount [-F FSType] [-V] [current_options] [-o specific_options] special mount_point
mount -a [-F FSType] [-V] [current_options] [-o specific_options] [mount_point ...]


Last edited by shatterstorm; 08-28-2008 at 02:19 PM..
# 4  
Old 08-28-2008
So I guess it's pretty safe to conclude that the NFS is not installed or not correctly configured on the Windows box.
# 5  
Old 08-28-2008
I think progress is being made, as I'm getting a different error now. I've fixed NFS permissions on the root, and set allow anonymous access (otherwise I get authentication errors), and now when I run

mount -F nfs 172.30.3.71:E/Data_Shares/wr6105 /mnt/wr6105

it returns no errors, but when I try to list the contents of this directory, I get the error

wr6105: does not exist

even though I can ls the mnt directory and see wr6105 in its contents. Any thoughts?
# 6  
Old 08-28-2008
Could you use different names locally and remotely just to see which one it's complaining about?

Code:
vnix# mkdir /mnt/oink
vnix# mount -F nfs 172.30.3.71:E/Data_Shares/wr6105 /mnt/oink

# 7  
Old 08-28-2008
When I cd to oink, it says oink does not exist.

When I ls oink, it gives me a permission denied. I would have thought allowing anonymous access would take care of permissions.

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