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Old 21st February 2005, 06:19 AM
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mount remote share

what is the syntax for mounting a remote shared directory locally?

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Old 21st February 2005, 06:29 AM
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mount -t cifs //remote_comp_name/share_name /local_mountpoint -o user=remote_username
I would suggest creating the local mountpoint(s) in /mnt, just to keep things tidy. For instance, /mnt/share. Also be sure to give the directory the desired permissions.
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