How to store passwords for Windows Shares in Dolphin/KNetAttach?

Guus gbonnema at
Thu Feb 23 13:14:30 UTC 2012

On 02/23/2012 02:05 PM, Guus wrote:
> On 02/23/2012 12:07 PM, O. Sinclair wrote:
>> given that windows shares are normally on a LAN I kind of doubt 
>> anyone with a stolen computer will access them. I would like to know 
>> the answer myself as I go nuts by having to put in the username and 
>> password every time I connect to one of the windows servers I 
>> frequently work with
>> Sinclair
> Hey Sinclair,
> You may be right if its on a LAN (and they dont take your server as 
> well xD). Still, I have become very careful with storing passwords in 
> browsers and other applications because I have seen the consequences.
> Reading your response I was wondering why you bother with a password 
> at all, given that the shares are not publicly accessible.
> Guus Bonnema.
If you really want this automated, why not create a script that mounts 
the share with the password in it? Make sure the script is only readable 
and writable by you or by root, and only executable by others or not.
Then execute the script either at startup or at logon.

Hope this helps.


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