[ubuntu-uk] Mounting NAS

Graham Smith myotistwo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 11:24:59 GMT 2010


> This will attempt to mount the directory "/Public" that is at
> onto a local director of "/home/name/Server1 using the CIFS
> protocol type and with the username and password specified.
> My first observation is that CIFS is an implementation of the Windows
> broadcast protocol and one normally talks about "shares and servers"
> rather than IP addresses.
> So for example
> sudo mount.cifs //computer-name/share /media/public -o
> user=username,pass=mypasswd
> Would be the way I would try at first.
> Thanks for the explanation, following Simon's instructions got it working
as it was before.

I least I think it has, I haven't rebooted yet, but

sudo mount -a

mounted both drives after etc/fstab had been edited and saved.


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